American daughter gone to war: on the front lines with an army nurse in Vietnam
Winnie Smith was an idealistic twenty-one-year-old first lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps in 1965, the year that North Vietnam bombed the U.S. base in Pleiku and our involvement in the war became official. Filled with romantic notions about being a combat nurse, Winnie requested assignment in an intensive care unit in Saigon, where casualties were brought by helicopter just minutes from the battlefield. There she became one of the courageous corps of American women who.
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AMERICAN DAUGHTER GONE TO WAR: On the Front Lines with an Army Nurse in VietnamUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A searing account from former Army nurse Smith of her tour of duty in Vietnam and its devastating personal aftermath. Joining the Army ``to see the world,'' Smith was a gung-ho supporter of the war ... Read full review
American daughter gone to war: on the front lines with an army nurse in VietnamUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The remarkable thing about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is the similarity of its effects on its victims. Captain Smith was under constant stress from witnessing injury and death as an army nurse in ... Read full review