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The Resource Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific, Mary Cronk Farrell

Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific, Mary Cronk Farrell

Label
Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific
Title
Pure grit
Title remainder
how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Mary Cronk Farrell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A tribute to the heroic service of 101 U.S. Army nurses trapped in the Philippines by the attack on Pearl Harbor describes the harrowing conditions under which they treated wounded soldiers before they were captured and forced to endure starvation and disease for three years
  • Photographs and first-person accounts share stories of nurses who enlisted for peacetime duty in the U.S. Army but ended up in grave danger as they fulfilled their duty and honored their vocation in WWII. The plot contains descriptions of war violence
Biography type
contains biographical information
Citation source
Kirkus Review, January 2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farrell, Mary Cronk
Dewey number
940.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
5678
Intended audience source
Childrens Plus, Inc
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
D807.U6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 7.0
  • 7.0
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military nursing
  • Nurses
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military nursing
  • Nurses
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific, Mary Cronk Farrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223107707649
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-148) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781419710285
Lccn
2013017134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
844245331
Label
Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific, Mary Cronk Farrell
Publication
Bar code
31223107707649
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-148) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781419710285
Lccn
2013017134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
844245331

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