Sisters in arms : British army nurses tell their story (Book, 2009) []
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Sisters in arms : British army nurses tell their story

Sisters in arms : British army nurses tell their story

Author: Nicola Tyrer
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This title presents the amazing experiences of the Queen Alexandra nurses in the Second World War, showing how thousands of middle-class girls were plucked from sheltered backgrounds, subjected to training regimes unimaginably tough by today's standards, and sent forth to share the harsh conditions of the fighting services.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Récits personnels britanniques
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Tyrer
ISBN: 9780753825679 0753825678
OCLC Number: 1047600834
Notes: Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008.
Description: 336 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Nicola Tyrer.


The remarkable true story of the Queen Alexandra frontline nurses in the Second World War.  Read more...


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Tyrer's prose, tripped of purple passage or poetic flourish, reflects a brisk journalistic commitments to gathering the last testimonies in a tale well worth telling * THE TIMES * The great strength Read more...

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