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Gallery Books, May 1, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 352 pages
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Winnie Smith was a 21-year-old student nurse when she joined the Army to see the world and was sent to Vietnam. American Daughter Gone to War is the extraordinary story of how she was transformed from a romantic young nurse into a thoughtful, battle-scarred adult. It is a mirror for how our country dealt with the shattering experience and aftermath of the war.

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American daughter gone to war: on the front lines with an army nurse in Vietnam

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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

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