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Tried to be flip and funny and sometimes seemed inappropriate. It has interesting details about general life as a nurse and even some humor. This collection of letters bsdpan diary entries is a refreshing read on WWII. Cheryl rated it liked it Feb 14, Apr 14, Heather rated it liked it.

Want to Read saving…. 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.

Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse During World War II by June Wandrey

The unsung heros of the war. Recommended to Mahlon by: If you are into World War II and happen to be a nurse this book will bring you back to bedoan roots of why you care for each person you come across. Interesting story about WWII nurse. Penny Kettlewell rated it really liked it Nov 27, Detailed and personal view of a combat nurse. The daily grind, the sameness of her terrible existence, the constant exhaustion and fear and anxiety is perfectly captured in the often mundane detail.

Laura Daniels rated it it was amazing Jul 08, To ask other readers questions about Bedpan Commandoplease sign up. I commend her daughter for putting this book together. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I would hold my head high knowing what a strong influence my mother was.

Bedpan commando the story of a combat nurse during World War II

It was a quick read, and I enjoyed it. There is a love story here as well.

Coloradosunshine rated it really liked it Feb 06, As a fellow nurse, I could identify with her frustration, though I could not begin to appreciate the exhausting pace and privation she endured. Sharon rated it it was amazing Jul 20, cokmando As a former history teacher, I’m very glad I found and read this book. Leigh King rated it it was amazing Aug 23, I bevpan so pleased that this was not edited to death by some slick publis June Wandrey is one of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in a lifetime.

We had a family friend who proudly displayed her dress uniform commanndo her time in Europe and how I wish she were still alive to tell the tale.

Overall Wandry’s collection is a realistic portrait of the hardships faced by those heroic nurses. Wandrey keeps the reader interested throughout the entire book without having to resort to any shock value. Wendi BrokenBinding rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Becpan talking about battles and politics, the reader gets to see a side of the war that is rare, emotional, and more human.

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 the people featured in the WW11 documentary on the History channel so I was interested. Return to Book Page. She reminded those who touched her life the meaning of love in a commqndo where such a concept is often forced into the furthest recesses of the mind. It’s amazing to hear her struggle to meet basic needs and how commmando she complains. Her collection of letters is the perfect insight into the horrors of war.


Against all odds this woman remains so courageous. However, June Wandrey’s book centers on the everyday life of a nurse who lived near the front from Northern Africa all the way into Germany. Apr 13, Kareby rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 01, JenRaye rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Bedpan Commando: Glimpse into a part of WWII conmando is seldom seen.

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Jan 29, Hey Nurse vedpan it really liked it. She was a nurse who served overseas during the war for 36 months going from Africa, through Sicily, Italy, France, Germany, Britain, back to Germany, and back to France before finally coming home in Oct of June Wandrey is bedpab of those rare individuals that you might be lucky enough to meet in a lifetime.

The life of a field nurse was nothing like what we see in MASH. Books by June Wandrey.

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This has been one of the most entertaining and enlightening books I’ve read in a long time. Unimaginable the conditions in which the nurses worked in to serve there bedpa.

Paperbackpages. Dec 30, Leslie rated it really liked it. Most WWII books available focus on battles, strategies, or the atrocities that took place.