Quiet Heroes: Navy Nurses of the Korean War 1950-1953

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9780961522186: Quiet Heroes: Navy Nurses of the Korean War 1950-1953

Navy nurses serving in the Korean War 50 years ago were called, saved lives, and came home quietly.

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Frances Omori is currently an active duty commander in the U.S. Navy. As a national security analyst and strategist, she addresses policy issues including arms control, weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological and nuclear), counterproliferation, and war gaming and simulation. She is a liason for the U.S. Pacific Command. Before joining the navy, she was a broadcast journalist in Colorado, a television producer in Los Angeles, and a casting director for the television show "Hawaii Five-o." Frances has also been a legislative assistant and press secretary for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. This is Frances Omori's second book; she was co-editor of Strength Through Cooperation: Military Forces in Asia-Pacific.

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Frances Omori has carefully decumented wonderful, true stories of real people that show the lasting power of goodness. -- Vice Adm. Daniel Oliver, U.S.N, Ret, Chief of Naval Personnel, 1996-1999

The human misery endured by many of the wounded during the Korean War can never be portrayed in words. -- Col.Walt Ford, U.S.M.C., Ret., Editor, Leatherneck: Magazine of Marines

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