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Author La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold), 1873-1961, author.

Title The backwash of war : an extraordinary American nurse in World War I / by Ellen N. La Motte ; edited with an introduction and biography by Cynthia Wachtell, editor.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Note Includes index.
Contents Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Biography; Chronology; The Backwash of War: The Human Wreckage of the Battlefield as Witnessed by an American Hospital Nurse; Introduction to 1916 Edition; Introduction to 1934 Edition; Heroes; La Patrie Reconnaissante; The Hole in the Hedge; Alone; A Belgian Civilian; The Interval; Women and Wives; Pour la Patrie; Locomotor Ataxia; A Surgical Triumph; At the Telephone; A Citation; An Incident; Esmeralda; War Essays by Ellen N. La Motte; An American Nurse in Paris; Under Shell-Fire at Dunkirk; A Joy Ride
Significant Publications by Ellen N. La MotteNotes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Illustrations
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Subject La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold), 1873-1961.
La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold), 1873-1961.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives.
World War (1914-1918)
Genre/Form Personal narratives.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Hospitals.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Casualties.
Soldiers -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 20th century
Subject Nurses -- United States -- Biography.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Subject Military nursing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Military nursing.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Personal narratives.
Added Author Wachtell, Cynthia, 1967- editor.
Added Title Extraordinary American nurse in World War I
Other Form: Print version: La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold), 1873-1961. Backwash of war. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2019] 9781421426716 (DLC) 2018018036 (OCoLC)1039210434
ISBN 9781421426723 (electronic book)
1421426722 (electronic book)