Published: 2001, ©1983
Total Copies: 14
Genre: Nonfiction | Biographies & Memoirs | Health & Medicine | War, WWII | Women in History
Description: In World War II, 59,000 women voluntarily risked their lives for their country as U.S. Army nurses. When the war began, some of them had so little idea of what to expect that they packed party dresses; but the reality of service quickly caught up with them, whether they waded through the water in the historic landings on North African and Normandy beaches, or worked around the clock in hospital tents on the Italian front as bombs fell all around them. A long overdue work of history, And If I Perish is also a powerful tribute to these women and their inspiring legacy.