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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Trivia About Bedpan Commando: 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. Dec 30, Leslie rated it really liked it. She commwndo those who touched her life the meaning of love in a place where such a concept is often forced into the furthest recesses of the mind.

Overall Wandry’s collection is a realistic portrait of the hardships commandoo by those heroic nurses.

Return to Book Page. Detailed and personal view of a combat nurse.

Coloradosunshine rated it really liked it Feb 06, We had a family friend who proudly displayed her dress uniform from her time in Europe and how I wish she were still alive to tell the tale.

Mar 10, Xon rated it really liked it Shelves: Laura Daniels rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Paperbackpages. Preview — Bedpan Commando by June Wandrey. Kristen rated it it was amazing May 18, This has been one of the most entertaining and enlightening books I’ve read in a long time. It was a quick read, and I enjoyed it. Nicole Newman rated it it was amazing Sep 05, As a former history teacher, I’m very glad I found and read this book.


As a fellow nurse, I could identify with her frustration, though I could not begin to appreciate the exhausting pace and privation she endured. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Wandrey keeps the reader interested throughout the entire book without having to resort to any shock value. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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 Lists with This Book.

Bedpan commando the story of a combat nurse during World War II

coommando Books by June Wandrey. I commend her daughter for putting this book together. There is a love story here as well. Her narrative focuses on the hardships a woman faced when living cmmando men in a war zone, she rarely mentions the horrors she must have seen. It’s amazing to hear her struggle to meet basic need This collection of letters and diary entries is a refreshing read on WWII.

Wendi BrokenBinding rated it it was amazing Apr 26, An eye opening look at the days and life of a combat nurse in WWII.

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The daily grind, the sameness of her terrible existence, the constant exhaustion and fear and anxiety is perfectly captured in the often mundane detail. Most WWII books available focus on battles, strategies, or the atrocities that took place.


The complete adoration 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. Penny Kettlewell rated it really commanro it Nov 27, However, June Wandrey’s book centers on the everyday life of a nurse who lived near the front from Northern Africa all the way into Germany.

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There are no discussion topics on this book commanfo. I would hold my head high knowing what a strong influence my mother was. Recommended to Mahlon by: Without talking about battles and politics, the reader gets to see a side of the war that is rare, emotional, and more human.

Apr 13, Kareby rated it really liked it Shelves: Not enough depth or emotion. Leigh King rated it it was amazing Aug 23, May 05, John Horst rated it it was amazing. The life of a field nurse was nothing like what we see in MASH. The unsung heros of the war.

Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II

Jan 01, JenRaye rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wish I could have known her. Interesting story about WWII nurse. Tried to be flip and funny and sometimes seemed inappropriate. I commado so pleased that this was not edited to death by some slick publisher.

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