Hospital Ships Of World War Ii

Author: Emory A. Massman
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476609632
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The first U.S. hospital ship of World War II saw service in mid–1943. By war’s end, the fleet had carried nearly 17,000 sick and wounded home. This richly illustrated work covers all 39 ships that served as U.S. Navy and Army hospital ships during World War II. Each ship’s history is fully covered, concentrating on the ship’s hospital service. Information is presented on each ship’s personnel, the handling of patients, types of wounds and diseases encountered, and life aboard the ships. General layouts of the ships and technical data are also included. Biographies are provided on persons for whom ships were named.
Hospital Ships of World War II
Language: en
Pages: 509
Authors: Emory A. Massman
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-13 - Publisher: McFarland

The first U.S. hospital ship of World War II saw service in mid–1943. By war’s end, the fleet had carried nearly 17,000 sick and wounded home. This richly illustrated work covers all 39 ships that served as U.S. Navy and Army hospital ships during World War II. Each ship’s history
Army Hospital Ships in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Harold Larson, Office of Chief of Transportation, Army Service Forces
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-01 - Publisher:

First published n 1944. Looks at the various issues involved with the evacuation of the sick and wounded from the battlefield. Discusses the complex process of evacuation as it pertains to water transportation. Please note this a reprint from the archives and while we have made extensive efforts to clean
Hospital Ship
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Jack Woolman
Categories: Hospital ships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

The unusually named HMHS Tjitjalengka was a brand new Dutch ship built for the Java-Japan trip but requisitioned by The Royal Navy after conversion in the USA around the time of Pearl Harbour. The author combines anecdotes of naval life with descriptions of the ship's voyages as a hospital.
Hospital Ships
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Rupert Goodman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-08 - Publisher: Boolarong Press

The story of hospital ships is a fascinating one indeed, about which little has been written except for isolated tragedies such as the sinking of the Centaur off the Australian coast in 1943.
They Called Them Angels
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Kathi Jackson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

With the insight and intimacy of firsthand accounts from some of the thousands of army and navy nurses who served both stateside and overseas during World War II, this book tells the stories of the brave women who used any and all resources to save as many lives as possible.