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Albanian Escape: The True Story of U.S. Army Nurses Behind Enemy Lines

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"On November 8, 1943, U.S. Army nurse Agnes Jensen stepped out of a cold rain in Catania, Sicily, into a C-53 transport plane. But she and twelve other nurses never arrived in Bari, Italy, where they were to transport wounded soldiers to hospitals farther from the front lines. A violent storm and pursuit by German Messerschmitts led to a crash landing in a remote part of Albania, leaving the nurses, their team of medics, and the flight crew stranded in Nazi-occupied territory."--BOOK JACKET. "Albanian Escape is the suspense-filled story of the only group of Army flight nurses to have spent any length of time in occupied territory during World War II. The nurses and soldiers endured frigid weather, survived on little food, and literally wore out their shoes in 800 miles trekking across the rugged countryside. Thrust into a perilous situation and determined to survive, these women found courage and strength in each other and in the kindnesses of Albanians and guerrillas who hid them from the Germans."--BOOK JACKET.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-220).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813121093
Subtitle:
The True Story of U.S. Army Nurses Behind Enemy Lines
Monahan, Evelyn M.:
As Told to
Neidel, Rosemary L.:
As Told to
Monahan, Evelyn M.:
As Told to
Author:
Mangerich, Agnes Jensen
Neidel, Rosemary L.:
As Told to
Author:
Neidel, Rosemary L.
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Location:
Lexington, Ky. :
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Medical care
Subject:
Nursing - General
Subject:
Nurses
Subject:
Escapes
Subject:
Aviation nursing.
Subject:
Escapes -- Albania.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Women's Studies
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 219-220.
Publication Date:
19990416
Binding:
HC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.24x6.24x.84 in. 1.28 lbs.

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