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Angels of mercy : the Army nurses of World War II

Author: Betsy Kuhn
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the experiences of World War II Army nurses, who brought medical skills, courage, and cheer to hospitals throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives, American Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kuhn, Betsy.
Angels of mercy.
New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1999
(OCoLC)606315627
Online version:
Kuhn, Betsy.
Angels of mercy.
New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1999
(OCoLC)609999059
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Betsy Kuhn
ISBN: 0689820445 9780689820441
OCLC Number: 39655599
Description: 114 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Time line --
Map of Europe and North Africa --
Map of the Pacific theater --
1941 "What in the world is going on?": Mildred Irene Clark: "It's maneuvers" --
An Ordeal in the Philippines: the Japanese attack --
Christmas / Hanukkah, 1941 --
The Army Nurse Corps in World War II --
1942 Reporting for Duty: The 95th evacuation hospital: "You are needed now" --
An Ordeal in the Philippines: surrender --
Alice in the Pacific: anthills six feet tall --
The 48th Surgical Hospital: the 48th wades ashore --
Christmas / Hanukkah, 1942 --
1943 Dangerous Waters, Dangerous Ground: The 95th Evacuation Hospital: welcome to the war --
An Ordeal in the Philippines: a captive existence --
Alice in the Pacific: two helmets a day --
A Flight nurse's story: behind enemy lines --
Christmas / Hanukkah, 1943 --
1944 " The Rain Beating Down, The guns Firing": A Flight nurse's story: a very good chocolate bar --
The 95th Evacuation Hospital: "Hell's half acre" --
The 128th Evacuation and 51st Field Hospitals: D Day, June 6, 1944 --
The 95th Evacuation Hospital: bonjour, France! --
The 128th Evacuation and the 51st Field Hospitals: The Battle of the Bulge --
Alice in the Pacific: to Tacloban --
An Ordeal in the Philippines: slow hunger --
Christmas / Hanukkah, 1944 --
1945 "A Credit to my Country": An Ordeal in the Philippines: freedom --
The 51st Field Hospital: into the land of the enemy --
The 95th Evacuation and 51st Field Hospitals: the horror of the camps --
Alice in the Pacific: the war's not over yet --
Now that it's over.
Responsibility: by Betsy Kuhn.
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Relates the experiences of World War II Army nurses, who brought medical skills, courage, and cheer to hospitals throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific.

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