Helmets and Lipstick is the first-hand account of Second Lieutenant Ruth Haskell, chronicling her time spent as a combat nurse with U.S. troops in North Africa during Operation Torch. First published at the height of the war in 1944, Haskell's memoir is a classic account of combat nursing in World War 2, an important addition to the literature of the war in North Africa and of the history of non-combatants in the Second World War.
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Helmets and Lipstick: An Army Nurse in World War Two by Ruth G. Haskell A must-read. Really keeps you hooked throughout,
Women who crave true-to-life heroic models, and the men who love such women, will both enjoy Helmets and Lipstick. It is the account first published in 1944 of Second Lieutenant Ruth Haskell. Her service in the Army Nurse Corps during World War Two was exemplary, the stuff of legends. She faced heavy enemy fire during during the Operation Torch invasion of North Africa in late 1942. Her passionate dedication to her work and her droll humor illuminate this fascinating book.