And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II by Evelyn Monahan, Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

By Evelyn Monahan, Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

In international battle II, 59,000 ladies voluntarily risked their lives for his or her state as U.S. military nurses. while the struggle begun, a few of them had so little thought of what to anticipate that they packed social gathering clothes; however the truth of provider speedy stuck up with them, whether or not they waded during the water within the ancient landings on North African and Normandy shorelines, or labored round the clock in health facility tents at the Italian entrance as bombs fell throughout them.

For greater than part a century those women’s reviews remained untold, nearly with no reference in books, old societies, or army records. After years of reasearch and countless numbers of hours of interviews, Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have created a dramatic narrative that eventually brings to gentle the serious function that ladies performed during the warfare. 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 battle at the frontlines with grit, humor, and nice heroism. a protracted past due paintings of background, And If I Perish can also be a robust tribute to those ladies and their inspiring legacy.

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ———. Letter to Mrs. Carey and Hart. February 10, 1840. als 6/23. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ———. Letter to Sarah Josepha Hale. October 31, 1836. als Library Company, abc. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Leslie, Emma. Letter to Henry C. Carey. March 14, 1855. Edward Carey Gardiner Collection. Henry C. Carey Papers. Section 5b, box 15. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Leslie, Thomas J. Letter to Henry C. Carey. April 30, 1857. Edward Carey Gardiner Collection.

Materials comprising the section dedicated to Leslie include a biographical sketch (26), Leslie’s autobiographical “Letter to Mrs. Alice B. Neal” (27–32), and her short story “Mrs. Derrington’s Reception Day”(32–48). For details regarding the criticism by each of these scholars, see notes 11–13. In addition to Leslie’s autobiographical “Letter to Mrs. Alice B. Neal,” general information about her life and writing may be found in works by Susan Coultrap-McQuin, Patrick Dunne and Charles L. Mackie, John S.

The tale was announced in the “New Books” column of the March-April 1832 issue of Juvenile Miscellany (108) as appearing in Franklin Edmand’s Lilliputian Quarto, no. 2. An early edition of Edmand’s work has not been located. It is possible that Leslie wrote the work in response to the life and work of Stewart, who was orphaned at age five, raised by a white minister until age fifteen, and thereafter supported herself as a domestic servant until she married and moved to Boston. Works Cited Bailey, Ellen.

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