G.I. NIGHTINGALE: The Story of an American Army Nurse. Theresa Archard, A. N. C., Captain.

G.I. NIGHTINGALE: The Story of an American Army Nurse

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. A longtime Red Cross member who had volunteered in 1940 as an Army nurse, Archard was at the end of her one-year tour of duty on December 7, 1941, and looking forward to returning to civilian life when she heard the news of the Pearl Harbor attack. Archard didn’t advocate war, but she wrote, “as an American I had no alternative except to continue as I had begun a year before.” Her wartime experiences, recounted here, are set against the background of the North African and Mediterranean campaigns, and includes vivid of accounts of the women with whom she served in the 48th Surgical Hospital. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with blue titles. Paperclip indentation to the top edge of the first few leaves. Some general shelfwear to the dust jacket, with a clip to the top corner of the front flap ($2.50 price intact below); otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #70202

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