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Nurses at War: The True Story of Army Nursing Sisters' Courage in World War II by [Bowden, Jean, Barclay, Tessa]
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Length: 201 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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Nurses at War remembers the brave nursing sisters of the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS), known with admiration by their grateful patients as the "Q.A.s".

These dedicated women faced danger and sometimes death to care for wounded servicemen during the Second World War. They worked tirelessly in the field – their lives constantly at risk, but throughout they showed courage, spirit and even humour. Among tales of fear and heartbreak, there are also many moments of compassion and hope.

The inspiring nursing sisters worked in the most dangerous places of action during World War Two - including Dunkirk, Malta, Hong Kong and El Alamein. They encountered death and disease on an unprecedented scale, suffered harsh imprisonment by the Japanese, and were bombed while on board hospital ships and trains. But wherever they found themselves, the sisters continued to carry out their duties with professionalism and a plucky determination.

First published to great success and acclaim in 1959 as Grey Touched with Scarlet, this book has been written based on the first-hand accounts of the army nursing sisters.

Jean Bowden also writes as Tessa Barclay. Her popular family sagas are now also available from Amazon.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 728 KB
  • Print Length: 201 pages
  • Publisher: Wyndham Books (Medical Biography) (30 October 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B017F0JSZA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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