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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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Overall Wandry’s collection is a realistic portrait of the hardships faced by those heroic nurses.

Brittany rated it really liked it Dec 30, It has interesting details about general life as a nurse and even some humor. Commanndo 19, Zoe rated it really liked it. Jan 29, Hey Nurse rated it really liked it. I am so pleased that this was not edited to death by some slick publisher. Her collection of letters is the perfect insight into the horrors of war.

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The unsung heros of the war. Stephanie rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Sharon rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Apr 14, Heather ckmmando it liked it. Unimaginable the conditions in which the nurses worked in to serve there country. The daily grind, the sameness of her terrible existence, the constant exhaustion and fear and anxiety is perfectly captured in the often mundane detail.

As a fellow nurse, I could identify with her frustration, though I could not begin to appreciate the exhausting pace and privation she endured. June Wandrey is one of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in beedpan lifetime.


It’s amazing to hear her struggle to meet basic needs and how little she complains. Wandrey speaks little of the horrors she must’ve seen, but that’s what makes this book so great. Detailed and personal view of a combat nurse. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. May 05, John Horst rated it it was amazing. I cry easily so I was worried that this would be too emotional of a story for me to enjoy, but she is one of commwndo people featured in the WW11 documentary on the History bddpan so I was interested.

Without talking about battles and politics, the reader gets to see a side of the war that cmmando rare, emotional, and more human. As a former history teacher, I’m very glad I found and read this book.

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Jun 11, Kim Blakemore rated it really liked it. Though she did not dwell on such things, the humiliation and prejudice she suffered by being an intelligent, free-thinking, independent and beautiful woman was evident, and shame on those who did not appreciate her. The things they went through.

Lists with This Book. Kristen rated it it was amazing May 18, Nicole Newman rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Penny Kettlewell rated it really liked it Bedpah 27, Dec 30, Leslie rated it really liked it. If you are into World War II and happen to be a nurse this book will bring you back to the roots of why you care for each person you come across.

Paperbackpages. I commend her daughter for putting this book together. Ijaz Ahmed rated it did not like it Sep 02, Preview — Bedpan Commando by June Wandrey.


To ask other readers questions about Bedpan Commandoplease sign up. Trivia About Bedpan Commando: Thanks for telling us about the problem. The life of a field nurse was nothing like what we see in MASH. This collection of letters and diary entries is a refreshing read on WWII. Jan 01, JenRaye rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, June Wandrey’s book centers on the everyday life of a comando who lived near the front from Northern Africa all the way into Germany.

Against all odds this woman remains so courageous. 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. Refresh and try again. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She reminded 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.

Unapologetic and politically incorrect, she wore her heart on her sleeve, likely since the time she could walk. Her narrative focuses on the hardships a woman faced when living with 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.