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 conflict II, 59,000 girls voluntarily risked their lives for his or her kingdom as U.S. military nurses. while the struggle started, a few of them had so little thought of what to anticipate that they packed occasion clothes; however the truth of carrier quick 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 facility tents at the Italian entrance as bombs fell throughout them.

For greater than part a century those women’s stories remained untold, virtually with out reference in books, ancient societies, or army records. After years of reasearch and hundreds of thousands of hours of interviews, Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have created a dramatic narrative that eventually brings to mild the serious position that girls performed in the course of the conflict. 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 battle at the frontlines with grit, humor, and nice heroism. a protracted late paintings of historical past, And If I Perish can also be a strong tribute to those girls and their inspiring legacy.

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