Albanian Escape: The True Story of U.S. Army Nurses Behind Enemy Lines Paperback – Apr 14 2006
No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.
To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.
"Albanian Escape is the saga of the most exhausting 800 miles and the longest nine weeks in the lives of thirteen American Army nurses." - Stars and Stripes"
From the Publisher
"Albanian Escape is the saga of the most exhausting 800 miles and the longest nine weeks in the lives of 13 American Army nurses, their team of medics and two lieutenants and two sergeants who made up their initial four-man flight crew."--Stars and Stripes
A significant addition to nursing history literature, reminding us that though recognition of their heroism may be short-lived, nurses serving in the military play a vital role during war.American Journal of Nursing
Chronicles on an almost daily basis the activities of the American nurses and medical sergeants as they evaded the Germans, trekked mountain paths, and endured hardships before being led to the Adriatic coast and rescued.Army History
An exciting, suspenseful account. American womens memoirs of their wartime service are rare and one that is about such a remarkable adventure is virtually unique.Edward Coffman --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
Inside This Book(Learn More)
Browse and search another edition of this book.
A cold drizzle was falling when the jeeps carrying thirteen U.S. Army nurses and twelve medical technical sergeants of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Squad (MAES), plus one young corporal with the 802d MAES who was catching a ride back to his assigned base, pulled onto the apron of a runway at Catania Main Airfield in Sicily. Read the first page
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Back Cover
Top Customer Reviews
Most recent customer reviews
Mrs. Mangerich, I was moved, ok, maybe I'm a bit partial, but I loved it... Mrs. Mangerich, my grandfather gave me this book, you know your cousin, I thought agh, another... Read morePublished on June 3 2000 by Escapehatches
This was very important for me as my father, who is now deceased, was one of the medics on board the aircraft. Read morePublished on Oct. 27 1999 by Bob Owen (email@example.com)
Look for similar items by category
- Books > History > Americas > United States > 20th Century > World War II > Women
- Books > History > Europe > Albania
- Books > History > Military > World War II > Women
- Books > History > United States > 20th Century > World War II > Women
- Books > Politics & Social Sciences > Social Sciences > Gender Studies > Women in History
- Books > Politics & Social Sciences > Women's Studies > History