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Angels of Mercy: The Army Nurses of World War II
by Betsy Kuhn (Goodreads Author)
"You Are Needed Now," the posters proclaimed. "Join the Army Nurse Corps." And so they did: Over 59,000 American women signed up to serve their country in the war effort. Some joined expecting to experience the romance and adventure of war in faraway places while working to save lives. Many more quickly learned war's harsh realities -- and that their own lives could also b ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Aladdin
(first published 1999)
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Angels of mercy by Betsy Kuhn is a non-fiction novella meant to inform its readers as well as entertain them with stores of heroic army nurses in the time of world war 2.The book fallows a number of nurses in many different locations as they struggle to keep their patients and there selves together threw the disaster zones of war. for example through the book we meet a nurse treating patients after the disaster of pearl harbor and another at the battle lines of war. To me the authors message was ...more
This is a great reference book for anyone wanting to know the complete story on how women got to serve in the military during World War 2. Filled with great photographs, the reader will follow the story of a few women who served in different fields of war and see their true stories and adventures. I really enjoyed this read because I learned so much that I had no clue happened during the war. A great read for any age and level reader.
Betsy Kuhn grew up in Pennsylvania and now lives in Maryland with her husband, twin sons, and Herb, a 1971 VW SuperBeetle. She writes fiction and nonfiction.More about Betsy Kuhn...