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- Transworld 2010; US$ 14.38
Pigeons carrying vital messages to and from the beleaguered city during the Siege of Paris; horses and mules struggling through miles of fetid mud to bring ammunition to the front in the Great War; dogs sniffing out mines for the British invasion force in the Second World War - countless brave animals have played their part in the long, cruel history... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This edited volume provides a critical overview of the new stabilization agenda in international relations. The primary focus of so-called stability operations since 9/11 has been Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. Covering the wider picture, this volume provides a comprehensive assessment of the new agenda, including the expansion of efforts in... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 22.50
In this first history of the military ambulance, historian John S. Haller Jr. documents the development of medical technologies for treating and transporting wounded soldiers on the battlefield. Noting that the word ambulance has been used to refer to both a mobile medical support system and a mode of transport, Haller takes readers back to... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
From the hell of Gallipoli to the deserts of the Holy Land, torpedoed in the Mediterranean before finally posted to the mud and trenches of the Western Front, the Royal Bucks Hussars had a fascinating and bloody story during the Great War. Condemned by Lord Kitchener as mere play boys they were able to prove him wrong by the end of the war. Sons of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Social Work Practice in the Military provides military social workers, military scholars, and civilian social workers with an overview of diverse practice settings as well as the history and future of military social work practice to give you an understanding of the military persona as an ethnic identity. This unique book provides in-depth coverage... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Caring for the wounded of the First World War was tough and challenging work, demanding extensive knowledge, technical skill, and high levels of commitment. Although allied nurses were admired in their own time for their altruism and courage, their image was distorted by the lens of popular mythology. They came to be seen as self-sacrificing heroines,... more...