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Sister Soldiers of the Great War : The Nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps (Reprint) (Paperback)

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In Sisters Soldiers of the Great War, award-winning author Cynthia Toman recovers the long-lost history of Canada’s first women soldiers - nursing sisters who enlisted as officers with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. These experienced professional nurses left their friends, families, and jobs to enlist in the army. Granted relative rank and equal pay to men, they had a mandate to salvage as many sick and wounded men as possible for return to the frontlines. Nothing prepared them for poor living conditions, the scale of casualties, or the type of wounds they encountered, but their letters and diaries reveal that they were determined to soldier on under all circumstances while still "living as well as possible."

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 297
Genre: Social Science, History
Series Title: Studies in Canadian Miltary History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr
Author: Cynthia Toman
Language: English
Street Date: July 15, 2017
TCIN: 52239518
UPC: 9780774832144
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-1982
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