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This Is Really War

This Is Really War

In January 1940, navy nurse Dorothy Still eagerly anticipated her new assignment at a military hospital in the Philippines. Her first year abroad was an adventure. She dated sailors, attended dances and watched the sparkling evening lights from her balcony. But as 1941 progressed, signs of war becam

ISBN10 : 9781641600798 , ISBN13 : 1641600799

Page Number : 336

Pure Grit

Pure Grit

In the early 1940s, young women enlisted for peacetime duty as U.S. Army nurses. But when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 blasted the United States into World War II, 101 American Army and Navy nurses serving in the Philippines were suddenly treating wounded and dying soldiers while bomb

ISBN10 : 9781613126370 , ISBN13 : 1613126379

Page Number : 160

We Band Of Angels

We Band Of Angels

"In the winter of 1941, as Japanese bombs began to fall on Luzon, American Army and Navy nurses stationed in the Philippines suddenly found themselves caught in a fiery hell of war. Undaunted, they did everything in their power to aid the soldiers, setting up much needed field hospitals in the jungl

ISBN10 : 9780812984842 , ISBN13 : 0812984846

Page Number : 333

Ugly Prey

Ugly Prey

Ugly Prey tells the riveting story of poor Italian immigrant Sabella Nitti, the first woman ever sentenced to hang in Chicago, in 1923, for the alleged murder of her husband. Journalist Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi leads readers through the case, showing how, with no evidence and no witnesses, Nitti was

ISBN10 : 9781613736999 , ISBN13 : 1613736991

Page Number : 336

All This Hell

All This Hell

""Even though women were not supposed to be on the front lines, on the front lines we were. Women were not supposed to be interned either, but it happened to us. People should know what we endured. People should know what we can endure.""—Lt. Col. Madeline Ullom More than one hundred U.S. Army and

ISBN10 : 9780813127446 , ISBN13 : 0813127440

Page Number : 264

The World S Fastest Man

The World S Fastest Man

In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat and Seabiscuit, a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure—the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world’s fastest and most famous bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era. In the 1890s,

ISBN10 : 9781501192593 , ISBN13 : 1501192590

Page Number : 384