Agnes Warner and the Nursing Sisters of the Great War by Shawna M. Quinn

Agnes Warner and the Nursing Sisters of the Great War

byShawna M. Quinn

Kobo ebook | June 22, 2012

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Through ear-splitting, thunderous explosions and fearful eerie flashes in the distance, the nurses of the Canadian Army Nursing Service in World War I waited for the inevitable arrival of wounded soldiers. At the Casualty Clearing Houses, they worked at a feverish pace to give emergency care for bleeding gashes, broken and missing limbs, and the devastating injuries of war. Exploring the many ways in which trained and volunteer nurses gave their time, talents, and even their lives to the First World War effort, Shawna M. Quinn considers the experiences of New Brunswick’s nursing sisters — the gruelling conditions of work and the brutal realities they faced from possible attacks and bombings. Using letters, diaries, and published accounts, Quinn paints a complete picture of the adventurous young women who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Great War.

Title:Agnes Warner and the Nursing Sisters of the Great WarFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 22, 2012Publisher:Goose Lane Editions and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and SocietyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0864927584

ISBN - 13:9780864927583

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