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Anzac girls : the extraordinary story of our World War I nurses

Author: Peter Rees
Publisher: [Sydney, N.S.W.] : Read How You Want, [2014] ©2008.
Series: Read how you want.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon confronted with challenges for which their civilian lives cound never have prepared them. Their strength and dignity were remarkable. Using diaries and letters, Peter Rees takes us into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Rees
ISBN: 9781459682429 1459682424
OCLC Number: 1017604290
Notes: "The book that inspired the ABC1 TV series"--Cover.
Regular print edition published: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2014.
First published as "The other Anzacs" in 2008.
Description: xvi, 645 pages (large print) : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Read how you want.
Responsibility: Peter Rees.

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By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon confronted with challenges for which their civilian lives cound never have prepared them. Their strength and dignity were remarkable. Using diaries and letters, Peter Rees takes us into the hospital camps and the wards, and the tent surgeries on the edge of some of the most horrific battlefronts of human history. But he also allows the friendships and loves of these courageous and compassionate women to shine through and to enrich our experience. Profoundly moving, Anzac Girls is a story of extraordinary courage and humanity shown by a group of women whose contribution to the Anzac legend has barely been recognised in our history. Peter Rees has changed that understanding forever.

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