By Evelyn Monahan, Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee
In global battle II, 59,000 ladies voluntarily risked their lives for his or her nation as U.S. military nurses. while the battle begun, a few of them had so little concept of what to anticipate that they packed occasion attire; however the fact of provider fast stuck up with them, whether or not they waded in the course of the water within the ancient landings on North African and Normandy shores, or labored round the clock in sanatorium tents at the Italian entrance as bombs fell throughout them.
For greater than part a century those women’s stories remained untold, nearly with no reference in books, historic societies, or army information. After years of reasearch and 1000s of hours of interviews, Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have created a dramatic narrative that finally brings to gentle the severe function that girls performed during the conflict. From the North African and Italian Campaigns to the Liberation of France and the Conquest of Germany, U.S. military nurses rose to the calls for of warfare at the frontlines with grit, humor, and nice heroism. an extended late paintings of historical past, And If I Perish is usually a strong tribute to those girls and their inspiring legacy.
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