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The Roses of No Man's Land

Macdonald, Lyn

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ISBN 10: 0718117859 / ISBN 13: 9780718117856
Published by Michael Joseph, London, England, 1980
Used Condition: Near Fine Cloth
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318pp/illus. This recounts the activities of young volunteer nurses and doctors during the First World War; every battle in the field had its mirror image in the hospitals, where another army was fighting against pain and death. It is also the story of struggling with old techniques and inventing new ones (blood transfusions, modern psychiatry, dentistry and plastic surgery). Rare Clean. Bookseller Inventory # 009546

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Title: The Roses of No Man's Land

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, England

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Drawing on the experiences of survivors of World War I, the author wrote a story of courage and endurance: the story of men who suffered physical and mental wounds; of volunteer nurses transported from their drawing rooms into carnage; and of doctors struggling to cope with the devastation.

About the Author:

Lyn Macdonald is one of the most highly regarded historians of the First World War. Her books tell the men's stories in their own words and cast a unique light on the experiences of the ordinary 'Tommy'. The Roses of No Man's Land, Somme and They Called it Passchendaele have been recently reissued by Penguin. She lives near Cambridge.

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