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G.I. Nightingales: The Army Nurse Corps in World War II

by Barbara Brooks Tomblin

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Tomblin provides a nice overview of military nursing during World War II. An excellent addition to any history of nursing bibliography. ( )
  Elishibai | Mar 25, 2007 |
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"Weaving together information from official sources and personal interviews, Barbara Tomblin gives the first full-length account of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in the Second World War. She describes how over 60,000 army nurses, all volunteers, cared for sick and wounded American soldiers in every theater of the war, serving in the jungles of the Southwest Pacific, the frozen reaches of Alaska and Iceland, the mud of Italy and northern Europe, or the heat and dust of the Middle East. Many of the women in the Army Nurse Corps served in dangerous hospitals near the front lines-201 nurses were kille… (more)

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