|Available everywhere for 1/2 price in digital and print|
for only 5 days!
Here is a novel about 22,000 women you most likely have never heard of: The American women who volunteered to serve in the Army Nurse Corps.
|Uniforms, Fort Sam Houston Medical Museum|
- signed up to serve until the end of the war, whenever that might be;
- received HALF the pay of an Army private, $50 per month;
- were segregated into separate Corps, one for American Caucasians and another for African-Americans
- worked at first 12 hour shifts and then as the war intensified, 24 and 36 hour shifts;
- hundred served a mile behind the advancing line to work in surgical tents (because the faster a wounded man gets aid, the greater his chances of surviving his wounds);
- hundreds of women died from ear infections, colds, pneumonia and influenza
- hundreds are buried in France where they served and died.
I hope you will read HEROIC MEASURES, a well-reserached novel that is praised by PW, Joint Forces Journal, Nurses.com and many readers!
It is available for half price for only a 5 days to mark the Centennial of the start of the war.