Underwritten to a curious effectiveness, these ten true stories of the heroism of nurses in World War II make absorbing reading. A hospital ship gets its baptism of fire at Pearl Harbor, with Grace Lally, in role of chief nurse; there's a hospital in Iceland, where Lt. Marjorie Truax earned the Silver Star; Bataan --Corregidor -- New Caledonia -- North Africa -- Italy -- Normandy, all stories of American nurses and the job they did. One chapter deals with nurses of other lands; another with the role of nurses in the rehabilitation of our returning soldiers. Fascinating --almost required reading. Junior Guild selection.