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  • Das Tagebuch der jüdischen Kriegskrankenschwester Rosa Bendit, 1914 bis 1917by Susanne Rueß; Astrid Stölzle

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 22.90

    Die jüdische Krankenschwester Rosa Bendit arbeitete als Angehörige der sog. "freiwilligen Krankenpflege" in den Kriegslazaretten des Ersten Weltkrieges. Ihr Einsatz, der drei Jahre dauern sollte, führte sie von Breisach an der französischen Grenze nach Serbien, Frankreich und wieder in den Osten nach Rumänien. Der Besonderheit ihres Tuns... more...

  • Florence Nightingaleby Laura E. Richards

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Florence Nightingale is best remembered as a "ministering angel" who selflessly served wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, but her lasting achievements extend far past her service on the battlefield. Though geared toward younger readers, this biography of the founder of modern nursing presents a comprehensive look at Nightingale's... more...

  • Kriegskrankenpflege im Ersten Weltkriegby Astrid Stölzle

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.08

    <P>Im Blickfeld dieser Untersuchung liegt die Darstellung des Pflegealltags der Etappenschwestern und -pfleger sowie ihre in den Kriegslazaretten gemachten Wahrnehmungen und Erfahrungen. Die freiwilligen Kräfte spielten eine wichtige Rolle bei der Versorgung der Verletzten. Die Schwestern und Pfleger erlebten, zusammen mit den Ärzten und dem... more...

  • Beyond the Last Warby Nathan Freier; Stephanie Sanok; Jacquelyn Guy

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 43.99

    This study endeavors to identify ground force options that are most important to the security of core U.S. interests in two key regions of the world: the Middle East and South Asia; and the Asia Pacific. It is meant to help the Department of Defense define future challenges risk as it relates to ground forces and identify and classify specific qualitative... more...

  • Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps since 1945by Anne Loveland; G. Kurt Piehler

    University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Army chaplains have long played an integral part in America?s armed forces. In addition to conducting chapel activities on military installations and providing moral and spiritual support on the battlefield, they conduct memorial services for fallen soldiers, minister to survivors, offer counsel on everything from troubled marriages to military bureaucracy,... more...

  • Kitty's Warby Janet Butler

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The remarkable wartime experiences of Kit McNaughton Kitty?s War is based upon the previously unpublished war diaries of Great War army nurse Sister Kit McNaughton. Kit and historian Janet Butler grew up in the same Victorian district of drystone walls, wheatfields and meandering creeks, except many decades apart. The idea of this young nurse setting... more...

  • Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corpsby Juliet Piggott

    Pen and Sword 1990; US$ 13.99

    This history of the QARANC records the role that nursing has played in the army from the 17th century until the present day. The author describes the rise of the early army nursing organizations and the genesis of QARANC. Her picture of Florence Nightingale is revealing in that it puts aside the conventional myths and shows us a woman of powerful influence... more...

  • Soldatenfamilien im Stressby Michael Gmelch; Richard Hartmann

    Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24

    ?Vom Einsatz her denken? - dieses Motto fordert die Militärseelsorge neu heraus. Denn die Bundeswehr hat sich in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten drastisch verändert und ist inzwischen zu einer Einsatzarmee geworden. Dass Soldaten in gefährliche Auslandseinsätze geschickt werden, wirft nicht nur eine Reihe von neuen politischen und ethischen Fragen auf.... more...

  • U.S. Army First Aid Manualby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95

    U.S. Army First Aid Manual offers skills and knowledge necessary for many life-threatening situations, with an emphasis on treating oneself and aiding others?of use to soldiers in the field, to outdoorsmen, or to anyone who may find themselves in a dangerous situation without a medical professional on-hand. This is the official manual for treating... more...

  • Gulf War Nursesby Patricia Rushton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Since the pioneering work of nineteenth-century nurses such as Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix and Clara Barton, professional nurses have been involved in caring for the sick and wounded in combat situations. This book contains the accounts of 14 nurses who served in the U.S. military nurse corps during the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars. These men... more...