Bedpan commando the story of a combat nurse during World War II Beachhead assault the story of the Royal Naval Commandos in World War II. books. Results 1 – 26 of 26 Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II by Wandrey, June and a great selection of related books, art and. Main Author: Wandrey, June. Language(s): English. Published: Elmore, Ohio: Elmore Pub. Co., c Edition: 1st ed. Subjects: World War,
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Kristen rated it it was amazing May 18, Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. Not enough depth or emotion. Jul 19, Zoe rated it really liked it. Glimpse into a part of WWII that is seldom seen. It was a quick read, and I enjoyed it. Without talking about battles and politics, the reader gets to see a side of the war that is rare, emotional, and more human.
Though she did not dwell on such things, the humiliation and prejudice she suffered by being an intelligent, free-thinking, independent and beautiful woman was evident, and shame on those who did not appreciate her. Jan 01, JenRaye rated it it was amazing Shelves: Coloradosunshine rated it really liked it Feb 06, Angel rated it it was amazing Jun 02, I am so pleased that this was not edited to death by some slick publis June Wandrey is one of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in a lifetime.
Shannon rated it really liked it Aug 31, Apr 14, Heather rated it liked it. The life of a field nurse was nothing like what we see in MASH. Wandrey speaks mostly of her living conditions and quest for any sort of comfort from food, clothing, sleeping arrangements, or socializing.
Mar 25, Adriene Weeding marked it as to-read.
As a former history teacher, I’m very glad I found and read this book. To ask other readers questions about Bedpan Commandoplease sign up. It has interesting details about general life as a nurse and even some humor. Leigh King rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Late in the book was the only time that she got detailed in personally dealing with some patients and it became emotional.
Nicole Newman rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Preview — Bedpan Commando by June Wandrey. Laura Daniels rated it it was amazing Jul 08, June Wandrey is one of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in a lifetime.
Cheryl rated it liked it Feb 14, This has been one of the most entertaining and enlightening books I’ve read in a long time. She was a nurse who served overseas during the war for 36 months going from Africa, through Sicily, Italy, France, Germany, Britain, back to Germany, and back to France before finally coming home in Oct of No trivia or quizzes ccommando.
There is a love story here as well. Jan 29, Hey Nurse rated it really liked it. I would hold my head high knowing what a strong influence my mother was. As a fellow nurse, I could identify with her frustration, though I could not begin to appreciate the exhausting pace and privation she endured.
Jun 11, Kim Blakemore rated it really liked it.
Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II by June Wandrey
Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. The daily grind, the sameness of her terrible existence, the constant exhaustion and fear and anxiety is perfectly captured in the often mundane detail. Unimaginable the conditions in which the nurses worked in to serve there country.
Most WWII books available focus on battles, strategies, or the atrocities that took dommando. Detailed and personal view of a combat nurse. The complete adoration she enjoyed by so many fellow soldiers and patients is evidence that June Wandrey was, as so many nurses in war, more than an able caregiver.
I commend her daughter for putting this book together.
Books by June Wandrey. This is due to the fact that the book is a collection of her letters home, and she probably commandoo herself to spare her family the worry, which makes the few occasions when she does share the human cost of war with them all the more poignant.
Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II
It’s amazing to hear her struggle to meet basic needs and how little she complains. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Her collection of letters is the perfect insight into the horrors of war. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign coommando.
Stephanie rated it it was amazing Nov 12, The unsung heros of the war. I am so pleased that this was not edited to death by some slick publisher. bedlan
May 05, John Horst rated it it was amazing. Wandrey speaks little of the horrors she must’ve seen, but that’s what makes this book so great.