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y separately published work icon ANZAC Girls single work   biography  
Alternative title: Anzac Girls : the Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 ANZAC Girls
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'By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon confronted with challenges for which their civilian lives could never have prepared them. Their strength and dignity were remarkable.

'Using diaries and letters, Peter Rees takes us into the hospital camps and the wards and the tent surgeries on the edge of some of the most horrific battlefronts of human history. But he also allows the friendships and loves of these courageous and compassionate women to enrich their experiences, and ours.

'Profoundly moving, Anzac Girls is a story of extraordinary courage and humanity shown by a group of women whose contribution to the Anzac legend has barely been recognised in our history. Peter Rees has changed that understanding forever. ' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 384p.
      ISBN: 9781743319826
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
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      Extent: 384p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 25th June 2014
      ISBN: 9781743437438

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.
  • Large print.

Works about this Work

Anzac Nurses' Personal Stories Deeply Moving Robert Willson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 September 13 Sep 2014; (p. 26)

— Review of ANZAC Girls Peter Rees , 2008 single work biography
Anzac Nurses' Personal Stories Deeply Moving Robert Willson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 September 13 Sep 2014; (p. 26)

— Review of ANZAC Girls Peter Rees , 2008 single work biography
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