Answering the Call: A Commemorative Tribute to Military by U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense

By U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD),U.S. Army,Surgeon General

this glorious file has been professionally switched over for actual flowing-text book layout copy. accrued right here for the 1st time is an extraordinary and punctiliously selected assortment that depicts the wealthy and sundry stories of military nurses through the First international conflict as recorded through U.S. military sign Corps photographers. due to their diligent efforts, we have now inherited a invaluable legacy of the warfare as obvious via their lens.

Although those photographs look in quite a few tones of black and white, they're embedded with the ever-changing colours of human drama, emotion, tragedy, and pleasure that usually colour the non-public wartime experience.
To accompany this photographic anthology, the authors have chosen a variety of excerpts from modern historians whose well-researched money owed of the ANC in 1918 supply precious figuring out of the position those courageous volunteers played.

I. the military Nurse Corps * ancient historical past * leader Nurses * II. The purple go answer * the military Nurses Corps is going Over There! * the military scientific division and the pink pass * The crimson pass Hospitals * the military Nurse in England * III. Stateside Nursing * the military university of Nursing * education * African American Nurses * IV. at the Battlefield * blood brother reduction * clutter Bearers * Ambulances * box Hospitals * cellular Hospitals * Evacuating the Wounded * Evacuation Hospitals * medical institution Trains * Camp Hospitals * V. at the back of the strains * Quarters and residing stipulations * rest * within the working Room * valuable clinical division Laboratory * disorder * demise * sanatorium facilities * Convalescence * VI. Victory! * Farewell to France * Awards and Citations * Summary

Only seventeen years after the institution of the military Nurse Corps, the USA entered right into a international clash referred to as global conflict I. It used to be a brief interval for us, under years until eventually the Armistice in 1918, however the calls for on nurses have been profound. in this interval, the ANC grew from 403 participants to over 22,000 using a good portion of the entire expert nurses within the usa. Their willingness to volunteer was once the blueprint for a way nurses may resolution the necessity around the twentieth century while the patriots answered to a choice to fingers in help of our country and freedom round the world.

The contributions and accomplishments of global conflict I nurses complicated care of the wounded and in poor health the world over. They verified the functions and value of nurses at the entrance strains the place their talents, commitment and compassion lowered morbidity and mortality of the battlefield. those achievements resulted in debate and development on very important matters to ladies and nurses for applicable rank, reimbursement and retirement merits. via all of those demanding situations, military Nurses involved in the wishes in their sufferers and the undertaking in actual fact demonstrating that nurses have been vital participants of the healthcare team—long earlier than the concept that was once approved that care calls for a crew effort!

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