Women at War

Women at War

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Norman tells the dramatic story of fifty womena€”members of the Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurse Corpsa€”who went to war, working in military hospitals, aboard ships, and with air evacuation squadrons during the Vietnam War. Here, in a moving narrative, the women talk about why they went to war, the experiences they had while they were there, and how war affected them physically, emotionally, and spiritually.When I got there it was still okay to be a marine and go off to Vietnam, a€ said a nurse who spent 1966 on board the USS ... In return, patients often gave nurses small giftsa€”unit insignia, a small-size set of Korean fatigues, a poncho liner to keepanbsp;...

Title:Women at War
Author:Elizabeth Norman
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press - 2010-08-03


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