And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II by Evelyn M. MonahanThank you! A laudatory account of the plucky American women—nearly 60, of them—who served in and near combat zones in the Mediterranean and European theaters of war from to Nurses Imprisoned by the Japanese , not reviewed spent a dozen years tracking down and interviewing scores of former frontline army nurses. Their personal recollections are interwoven with historical records to form a narrative that places their experiences into the larger story of the war itself. Twice hospital ships were sunk, hospitals were often bombed or hit by shrapnel, and while only 16 nurses were killed by enemy fire, over more died from accidents or illnesses. As might be expected, the account is replete with stories of the horrific wounds suffered by the GIs the nurses were there to help save, but American soldiers were not their only patients; they gave medical care to French civilians, German POWs, and concentration-camp survivors as well. For some lucky nurses, breaks in duty saw them touring in Shakespeare country, shopping in Paris, and sightseeing on the isle of Capri, and there were dinners with officers, parties, even an occasional wedding.
Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs. It is a moment-by-moment reckoning, and your reckoning for this moment is never adequate for the next. The character of Esther, representative of the human spirit, depicts that the call of the Lord Jesus on the Christian is to be crucified with Christ and become alive in the Spirit. Walter Ian Thomas was born in London, England.
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And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this? Esther chose to take a risk in response to the need of those around her. Faith is risky business. The opposite of faith is sight. Following a GPS that outlines the entire path you are driving clear to the arrival point is not faith. Faith; however, is acting on what you do not see.
Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast you for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in to the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish. Isaiah And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:. Esther Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel , and stood in the inner court of the king's house, over against the king's house: and the king sat upon his royal throne in the royal house, over against the gate of the house. Matthew For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. Acts And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.