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And If I Perish

Author : Evelyn Monahan
ISBN : 9780307424785
Genre : History
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In World War II, 59,000 women voluntarily risked their lives for their country as U.S. Army nurses. When the war began, some of them had so little idea of what to expect that they packed party dresses; but the reality of service quickly caught up with them, whether they waded through the water in the historic landings on North African and Normandy beaches, or worked around the clock in hospital tents on the Italian front as bombs fell all around them. For more than half a century these women’s experiences remained untold, almost without reference in books, historical societies, or military archives. After years of reasearch and hundreds of hours of interviews, Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have created a dramatic narrative that at last brings to light the critical role that women played throughout the war. From the North African and Italian Campaigns to the Liberation of France and the Conquest of Germany, U.S. Army nurses rose to the demands of war on the frontlines with grit, humor, and great heroism. A long overdue work of history, And If I Perish is also a powerful tribute to these women and their inspiring legacy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Few Good Women

Author : Evelyn Monahan
ISBN : 1400044340
Genre : History
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Documents the experiences of women in the U.S. military corps throughout the past century, drawing on interviews, personal correspondence and diary entries to trace their struggles with sexual discrimination, contributions in battle and post-service lives.

American Women During World War Ii

Author : Doris Weatherford
ISBN : 9781135201906
Genre : History
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American Women during World War II documents the lives and stories of women who contributed directly to the war effort via official and semi-official military organizations, as well as the millions of women who worked in civilian defense industries, ranging from aircraft maintenance to munitions manufacturing and much more. It also illuminates how the war changed the lives of women in more traditional home front roles. All women had to cope with rationing of basic household goods, and most women volunteered in war-related programs. Other entries discuss institutional change, as the war affected every aspect of life, including as schools, hospitals, and even religion. American Women during World War II provides a handy one-volume collection of information and images suitable for any public or professional library.

Der Krieg In Der Amerikanischen Literatur

Author : Axel-Björn Kleppien
ISBN : 3631610408
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Hat Amerika eine andere Auffassung vom Krieg als Europa? Eine mogliche Antwort darauf ergibt sich aus der Analyse der nordamerikanischen Kriegsliteratur. Die gesellschaftliche Haltung zur Gewalt entwickelt sich parallel zu ihrer Darstellung in Buchern und Gedichten. Autoren und Leser beeinflussen sich wechselseitig und pflegen und bewahren das kulturelle Erbe Amerikas, das seit den Pilgervatern Gewaltakzeptanz beinhaltet. Die Arbeit untersucht alle Formen der nordamerikanischen Kriegsprosa und -lyrik, auch und gerade sogenannte Popularliteratur. Sie geht chronologisch von Krieg zu Krieg vor. Dabei wird neben den kontemporaren Werken auch auf in spateren Epochen erschienene eingegangen. Extrakapitel werden Comic, Allotopie, Frauen- und Minoritatenliteratur gewidmet. Die Existenz amerikanischer Antikriegsliteratur wird hinterfragt, die Affinitat der Amerikaner zu Heldentum wird beleuchtet. Am Schluss wird eine Aussage zur Unwahrscheinlichkeit der Abkehr der USA von der Neigung zu gewaltsamen Interventionen getroffen."

Women In The United States Military

Author : Judith Bellafaire
ISBN : 9781136854057
Genre : History
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Women’s participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response to the national need for their services. Throughout each era of American history, patriotic women volunteered to serve their country in a wide variety of official and unofficially sanctioned capacities. When there was a call to duty, the United States Armed Forces always relied upon women to be a part of the effort. Women in the United States Military: An Annotated Bibliography is the most complete and up to date listing of resources to help students and scholars understand the effect women have had on the wars that have shaped the United States. Covering everything from the American Revolution to Operations in Iraq, Women in the United States Military is essential for all academic and research libraries.

World War Ii In Literature For Youth

Author : Patricia Hachten Wee
ISBN : 0810853019
Genre : Education
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This comprehensive volume provides a wealth of information with annotated listings of more than 3,500 titles—a broad sampling of books on the war years 1939-1945. Includes both fiction and nonfiction works about all aspects of the war. Professional resources for educators aligned to the educational standards for social studies; technical references; periodicals and electronic resources; a directory of WWII museums, memorials, and other institutions; and topics for exploration complement this excellent library and classroom resource.

Nursing Research Using Historical Methods

Author : Mary De Chesnay, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826126184
Genre : Medical
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This is a concise, step-by-step guide to conducting qualitative nursing research using various forms of historical analysis. It is part of a unique series of books devoted to seven different qualitative designs and methods in nursing, written for both novice researchers and specialists seeking to develop or expand their competency. Historical research is a qualitative research method that systematically examines past events from existing documents or other data, or by interviewing individuals who lived through those events, in order to understand the past. Written by a noted qualitative research scholar and contributing experts, the book describes the philosophical basis for conducting research using historical analysis and delivers an in-depth plan for applying its methodologies to a particular study, including appropriate methods, ethical considerations, and potential challenges. It presents practical strategies for solving problems related to the conduct of research using the various forms of analysis and presents a rich array of case examples from published nursing research. These include author analyses to support readers in decision making regarding their own projects. The book provides a variety of examples of historical method studies, on topics such as mental health research, working with Navajo communities, World War II evacuation nursing, and many others. Focused on the needs of both novice researchers and specialists, it will be of value to health institution research divisions, in-service educators and students, and graduate nursing educators and students. Key Features: Explains how to conduct nursing research using autobiography, biography, oral history, and document review Presents state-of-the-art designs and protocols Focuses on solving practical problems related to the conduct of research Features rich nursing exemplars in a variety of health/mental health clinical settings in the United States and internationally

On Distant Shores Wings Of The Nightingale Book 2

Author : Sarah Sundin
ISBN : 9781441242976
Genre : Fiction
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Lt. Georgiana Taylor has everything she could want. A comfortable boyfriend back home, a loving family, and a challenging job as a flight nurse. But in July 1943, Georgie's cozy life gets decidedly more complicated when she meets pharmacist Sgt. John Hutchinson. Hutch resents the lack of respect he gets as a noncommissioned serviceman and hates how the war keeps him from his fiancée. While Georgie and Hutch share a love of the starry night skies over Sicily, their lives back home are falling apart. Can they weather the hurt and betrayal? Or will the pressures of war destroy the fragile connection they've made? With her signature attention to detail and her talent for bringing characters together, Sarah Sundin pens another exciting tale in her series featuring WWII flight nurses. Fans new and old will find in On Distant Shores the perfect combination of emotion, action, and romance.

Nurse Anesthesia E Book

Author : John J. Nagelhout
ISBN : 9780323081016
Genre : Medical
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Long respected as the most comprehensive nurse anesthesia resource available, this new edition continues the tradition of bringing together leading experts to create a balanced reference that applies scientific principles to today’s clinical anesthesia practice. Inside you’ll find a solid introduction to the equipment and patient care techniques unique to nurse anesthesia side-by-side with the cutting-edge research and application of evidence necessary to prepare you for tomorrow. Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format. An easy-to-use organization with basic principles covered first, followed by individual chapters for each surgical specialty, ensures you have the information you need to build your knowledge. Over 650 figures of anatomy, nurse anesthesia procedures, and equipment enhance your understanding of complex information. Expert CRNA authors provide the most up-to-date and relevant clinical information you’ll use in daily practice. The latest pharmacology information on pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs to keep you up-to-date. Thoroughly updated references make finding the latest and most important research in the field quick and simple. New chapters address legal issues, neonatal anesthesia, anesthesia education, clinical monitoring, regional anesthesia, unexpected complications, and more. Expanded coverage of chemistry and physics as well as immunology makes these difficult fundamental topics easier to understand and apply to everyday practice. Over 100 new images enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts.

Fix Und Forty

Author : Rhoda Janzen
ISBN : 9783492980838
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Als sie mit 42 in die Wechseljahre kommt und ihr Mann wenig später auf seine große Liebe findet, beschließt Rhoda Janzen, wieder nach Hause zu ziehen: zu einer Mutter, der kein Gesprächsthema zu intim ist, und einem Vater, der als Pastor arbeitet und neben Jesus auch den Erfinder des Seniorenrabatts preist. Eine selbstironische Liebeserklärung an die Heimat – von einer, die auszog, um wieder einzuziehen.

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