A History of United States Army Base Hospital No. 36 (Detroit College of Medicine and Surgery Unit); Organized at Detroit, Michigan, April 11th, 191

A History of United States Army Base Hospital No. 36 (Detroit College of Medicine and Surgery Unit); Organized at Detroit, Michigan, April 11th, 191

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...These ill nurses were brought over to the Central Hospital, which was the first opened, and put to bed with other nurses in charge. Their comforts were few, but nobody complained and they were soon well and up again. There was not much activity along the Front at this time, so we had no wounded until early in the Spring. Palace or Hospital C, was second in readiness and admitted French wounded. The Ceres or Hospital B was third in readiness. This was a much larger, more modern and a handsomer hotel than the Central, beautifully situated, overlooking sunken gardens, park and hills beyond. There were a few bath tubs and some steam heat in this hospital. One bathroom was assigned for the use of the nurses temporarily and was much appreciated. Miss Daily, who had been so ill on board ship was, about this time, taken to Chaumont, Gen. Pershing's headquarters, 50 miles away where the Roosevelt Unit from New York was located. There she had better care than it was possible for us to give her at that time as our X-ray and other equipment were in a chaotic condition. Several of our nurses were there on duty. In December a call was sent to our Base from a place called Vaucouleurs, asking for extra nursing help. As we were not busy our C. O. ordered several nurses to proceed there for duty, where they were on duty several weeks and reported an interesting experience when they returned. (See Miss Gano's article.) Hotel des Sports. Villa des Tilleuls. As the Spring advanced we began to be conscious of low rambling sounds which at first we thought little of, but as they became more and more frequent and louder we questioned our officers and were informed they were the explosions of the cannon of the Allies and that we were only 30 miles from the front...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236592816
  • 9781236592811