Bedpan commando the story of a combat nurse during World War II Beachhead assault the story of the Royal Naval Commandos in World War II. books. Results 1 – 26 of 26 Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II by Wandrey, June and a great selection of related books, art and. Main Author: Wandrey, June. Language(s): English. Published: Elmore, Ohio: Elmore Pub. Co., c Edition: 1st ed. Subjects: World War,

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Though she did not dwell on such things, the humiliation and prejudice she suffered by being an intelligent, free-thinking, independent and beautiful woman was evident, and shame on those who did not appreciate her. It’s amazing to hear her struggle to meet basic needs bedpqn how little she complains.

Nicole Newman rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Against all odds this woman remains so courageous. Unapologetic and politically commandk, she wore her heart on her sleeve, likely since the time she could walk.

The complete bedpaj she enjoyed by so many fellow soldiers and patients is evidence that June Wandrey was, as so many nurses in war, more than an able caregiver. It’s amazing to hear her struggle to meet basic need This collection of letters and diary entries is a refreshing read on WWII. I would hold my head high knowing what a strong influence my mother was.

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Late in the book was the only time that she got detailed in personally dealing with some patients and it became commabdo. Shannon rated it really liked it Aug 31, Lenore rated it really liked it Apr 28, I wish I could have known her. If you are into World War II and happen to be a nurse this bedpaan will bring you back to the roots of why you care for each person you come across. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Interesting story about WWII nurse. Paperbackpages. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There is a love story here as well. Her narrative focuses on the hardships a woman faced when living with men in a war zone, she rarely mentions the horrors she must have seen. Wendi BrokenBinding rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Mar 10, Xon rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 14, Heather rated it liked it.

Not enough depth or emotion. I cry easily so I was worried that this would be too emotional of a story for me to enjoy, but she is one of the people featured in the WW11 documentary on the History channel so I was interested.

She reminded those who touched her life the meaning of love in a place where such a concept is often forced into the furthest conmando of the mind.

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Jun 11, Kim Blakemore rated it really liked it. This collection of letters and diary entries is a refreshing read on WWII. Wandrey speaks little of the horrors she must’ve seen, but that’s what makes this book so great. I am so pleased that this was not edited to death by some slick publis June Wandrey is one of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in a lifetime.


The things they went through. Jan 29, Hey Nurse rated it really liked it. 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 Mar 25, Adriene Weeding marked it as to-read. Refresh and try again. Detailed and personal view of a combat nurse. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Wandrey speaks mostly of her living conditions and quest for any sort of comfort from food, clothing, sleeping arrangements, or bed;an. We had a family friend who proudly displayed her dress uniform from her time in Europe and how I wish she were co,mando alive to tell the tale. Penny Kettlewell rated it really liked it Nov 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.