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The daily grind, the sameness of her terrible existence, the constant exhaustion and fear and anxiety is perfectly captured in the often mundane detail. As a fellow nurse, I could identify with her frustration, though I could not begin to appreciate the exhausting pace and privation she endured.

This collection of letters and diary entries is a refreshing read on WWII.

Brittany rated it really liked it Dec 30, Wandrey speaks mostly of her living conditions and quest for any sort of comfort from food, clothing, sleeping arrangements, or socializing.

The things they went through.

Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II

To ask other readers questions about Bedpan Commandoplease sign up. She reminded those who touched her life the meaning of love in a place where such a concept is often forced into the furthest recesses of the mind.

Jan 01, JenRaye rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paperbackpages. We had a family friend who proudly displayed her dress uniform from her time in Europe and how I wish she were still alive to tell the tale. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


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The unsung heros of the war. Angel rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Jan 29, Hey Nurse rated it really liked it. Recommended to Mahlon by: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Without talking about battles and politics, the reader gets to see a side of the war that is rare, emotional, and more human.

Refresh and try again. I would hold my head high knowing what a strong influence my mother was. The life of a field nurse was nothing like what we see in MASH. Mar 25, Adriene Weeding marked it as to-read.

Ijaz Ahmed rated it did not like it Sep 02, Open Preview See a Problem? Lists with This Book. Wandrey speaks little commmando the horrors she must’ve seen, but that’s what makes this book so great.

Leigh King rated it it was amazing Aug 23, An eye opening look at the days and life of a combat nurse in WWII. Not enough depth ckmmando emotion. Laura Daniels rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Most WWII books available focus on battles, strategies, or the atrocities that took place.

Jaye rated it liked it May 16, Detailed and personal view of a combat nurse.


Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II by June Wandrey

June Wandrey is one of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in a lifetime. Glimpse into a part of WWII that is seldom seen.

This is due to the fact that the book is a collection of her letters home, and she probably censored herself to spare her family the worry, which makes the few occasions when she does share the human cost of war with them all the more poignant.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Overall Wandry’s collection is a realistic portrait of the hardships faced by those heroic nurses. No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 30, Leslie rated bexpan really liked it. Her collection of letters is the perfect insight into the horrors of war.

She was a nurse who served overseas during the war for 36 months going from Africa, through Sicily, Italy, France, Germany, Britain, back to Germany, and back to France before finally coming home in Oct of If you are into World War II and happen to be a nurse this book will bring you back to the roots of why you care for each person you come across.