Reprint of the ed. published by Macmillan, New York.
|Statement||Douglas C. McMurtrie.|
|Series||Physically handicapped in society|
|LC Classifications||UB360 .M23 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 232 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||232|
|LC Control Number||79006921|
The disabled soldier. [Douglas C McMurtrie] -- Mr. McMurtrie was an early student of the cripple situation in this country and with great labor and much expense conducted a campaign of research and publication during and just following the war. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Disabled veterans -- Rehabilitation. Disabled Persons -- rehabilitation. Veterans. More like this: Similar Items. The book is entitled for the sake of brevity "The Disabled Soldier." It might more properly be named "The Disabled Soldier, Sailor, and Marine," for in all countries the same opportunities are extended to the members of all branches of the belligerent service. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The disabled soldier Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.
Excerpt from: The Disabled Soldier There has been evidenced in the past but scant public concern in the welfare of the disabled. It is probable that one reason for this has been the failure to advocate, in popular form, the logic of the arguments in favor of rehabilitation for self-support -- arguments which have only to be made clear to meet with cordial and hearty acceptance. Home for disabled soldiers, sailors or marines and their wives, Vineland. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone. In Soldiers Once: My Brother and the Lost Dreams of Americas Veterans (Da Capo Press, ), Whitney, who has co-authored and ghost-written more than thirty books, reveals how her brothers life had begun to unravel during his three tours in engineering battalions, where he blew up more things than he helped build. By , the. As a consequence, men who failed to perform the role of wounded warrior properly could be scrutinized for failing to live up to standards of martial masculinity. Under the gaze of surgeons, officers, bureaucrats, and civilians, disabled soldiers made difficult negotiations in their attempts to accommodate impaired bodies and please observers.
"The Disabled Soldier" certainly looks a lot like a short story. As it begins the narrator of the story is telling us that when he reads the works of ancient writers Ovid or Cicero in which they complain of the hardships of their lives he says to himself that in one day an ordinary soldier or a slave can suffer more real hardship in one day. The Poppy Factory, originally established by The Disabled Society in to make poppies for the British Legion poppy appeal, was staffed entirely by disabled servicemen. Three years later, with veterans producing poppies in its sheltered workshops, it moved from its original home in London’s Old Kent Road to new premises in Richmond. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The disabled soldier;" See other formats. - 10 August , order read on dress parade yesterday evening that all men on detached service, as Commissary and Quarter Masters, Sergeants, clerks, etc. must return to their companies and their places filled by disabled soldiers. [Voices from Company D - a book on the 5th Alabama Infantry].