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 document has been professionally switched over for exact flowing-text booklet structure replica. accumulated right here for the 1st time is an extraordinary and punctiliously selected assortment that depicts the wealthy and sundry studies of military nurses throughout the First global conflict as recorded by means of U.S. military sign Corps photographers. due to their diligent efforts, we have now inherited a precious legacy of the conflict as visible via their lens.

Although those pictures seem in a number of tones of black and white, they're embedded with the ever-changing colorations 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 number of excerpts from modern historians whose well-researched bills of the ANC in 1918 supply priceless knowing of the position those courageous volunteers played.

I. the military Nurse Corps * old history * leader Nurses * II. The pink move resolution * the military Nurses Corps is going Over There! * the military clinical division and the pink pass * The pink go Hospitals * the military Nurse in England * III. Stateside Nursing * the military college 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. in the back of the strains * Quarters and residing stipulations * rest * within the working Room * important clinical division Laboratory * sickness * loss of life * 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 international battle I. It was once a quick interval for us, below 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 all of the expert nurses within the usa. Their willingness to volunteer was once the blueprint for a way nurses could solution the necessity around the twentieth century whilst the patriots replied to a decision to fingers in aid of our state and freedom round the world.

The contributions and accomplishments of worldwide warfare I nurses complicated care of the wounded and sick internationally. They verified the features and value of nurses at the entrance strains the place their abilities, commitment and compassion lowered morbidity and mortality of the battlefield. those achievements resulted in debate and development on very important matters to girls and nurses for acceptable rank, repayment and retirement advantages. via all of those demanding situations, military Nurses fascinated with the wishes in their sufferers and the challenge basically demonstrating that nurses have been crucial individuals of the healthcare team—long ahead of the idea that used to be authorised that care calls for a group effort!

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