Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse’s Memoir by LaVonne Telshaw Camp

By LaVonne Telshaw Camp

in the course of 1945, the writer discovered herself within the monsoon-drenched jungles of Assam, taking care of infantrymen within the China-Burma-India theater of struggle. not anything in her education had ready her for the tropical illnesses or the thatched-roof sanatorium the place males spat at the flooring, rats have been pervasive, and sufferers used handguns to chase significant cockroaches (and wereas more likely to promote their medication as swallow it).
The event used to be made tolerable by means of Nurse Camp’s romance with one of many airmen who flew the Hump, providing O.S.S. troops at the back of eastern strains and sporting basic Joseph Stilwell’s chinese language troops to struggle the conflict of North Burma. She observed her destiny husband on a few of his missions. dependent partially on letters she wrote to her mom and dad, this is often the poignant tale of 1 nurse’s adventure in international warfare II.

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