American Nightingale: The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy

American Nightingale: The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy

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Of the 350,000 American women in uniform during World War II, none instilled more hope in American GIs than Frances Slanger. In Army fatigues and helmet she splashed ashore with the first nurses to hit the Normandy beach in June 1944. Later, from a storm-whipped tent amid the thud of artillery shells, she wrote a letter to Stars and Stripes newspaper that would stir the souls of thousands of weary soldiers. Hundreds wrote heartfelt responses, praising Slanger and… (more)

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Publisher: Atria Books (June 30, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 825 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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