And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II by Evelyn Monahan, Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

By Evelyn Monahan, Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

In international warfare II, 59,000 girls voluntarily risked their lives for his or her state as U.S. military nurses. whilst the battle begun, a few of them had so little notion of what to anticipate that they packed social gathering clothes; however the truth of carrier fast stuck up with them, whether or not they waded during the water within the historical landings on North African and Normandy shorelines, or labored round the clock in health center tents at the Italian entrance as bombs fell throughout them.

For greater than part a century those women’s stories remained untold, nearly with out reference in books, ancient societies, or army data. After years of reasearch and 1000's of hours of interviews, Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have created a dramatic narrative that eventually brings to gentle the severe function that girls performed in the course of the battle. From the North African and Italian Campaigns to the Liberation of France and the Conquest of Germany, U.S. military nurses rose to the calls for of warfare at the frontlines with grit, humor, and nice heroism. an extended past due paintings of heritage, And If I Perish is usually a robust tribute to those ladies and their inspiring legacy.

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