Vietnam War Nurses: Personal Accounts of 18 Americans

Vietnam War Nurses: Personal Accounts of 18 Americans

by Patricia Rushton
     
 

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Eighteen nurses who served in the United States military nurse corps during the Vietnam War present their personal accounts in this book. They represent all military branches and both genders. They served in the theater of combat, in the United States, and in countries allied with the U.S. They served in front line hospitals, hospital ships, large medical centers and… See more details below

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Eighteen nurses who served in the United States military nurse corps during the Vietnam War present their personal accounts in this book. They represent all military branches and both genders. They served in the theater of combat, in the United States, and in countries allied with the U.S. They served in front line hospitals, hospital ships, large medical centers and small clinics. They speak of caring for casualties during a conflict filled with controversy--and of patriotism, of the nursing profession and of travel and the adventure of friendship and love.

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collects the personal narratives of 18 female and male nurses who served in the US military nurse corps during the Vietnam War, as part of the Nurses at War Project

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781476602080
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/02/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
690,856
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Patricia Rushton is a retired associate professor of nursing at Brigham Young University. She is a veteran of the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm. She retired as a commander in the United States Navy Nurse Corps Reserve.

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