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- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 35.00
"Knowing the results of Dr. Katz's work and the many lives that she has changed, I feel delighted to endorse [her] Warrior Renew workbook for men and women seeking healing from MST. Although the high prevalence rates of MST are discouraging, I am confident that Warrior Renew can reach many, many MST survivors and provide the hope and healing... 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The remarkable wartime experiences of Kit McNaughton Kitty?s War is based upon the previously unpublished war diaries of Great War army nurse Sister Kit McNaughton.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...
- 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 the... 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...
- Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 14.53
?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...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
This monograph presents the results of a project entitled Improving Army Doctrine and Planning for Stability Operations. A great deal of activity has been aimed at revising the approach to the planning and implementation of Stabilization, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction (SSTR) operations. The primary emphasis of the changes is on ensuring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
According to the United States Department of Defense, by the end of 1993 there were 2,036,646 reservists and family members and 3,343,235 active duty and family members for a total of 5,379,781 people affected by the military. Since then, because of the conflict in Iraq, the numbers have dramatically increased. While we have always had military families... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
How can the Army help make key civilian agencies more capable partners in stability, security, transition, and reconstruction (SSTR) operations? The authors identify the civilian agencies that should be involved in such operations, then locate the necessary skill sets. They then assess the capacity of the civilian agencies to participate in SSTR operations... more...