The Red Cross Girls With the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook

By Margaret Vandercook

Within the final quantity of the pink go sequence the 4 American women spent six months in tragic little Belgium. There, in an American clinic in Brussels, dedicated to the care, now not of wounded squaddies, yet of sick Belgians, 3 of the ladies lived and labored. yet Eugenia went by myself to stay in a home within the woods as the cry of the kids in Belgium made the most powerful attract her. the home was once a lonely one, imagined to be haunted, but on the other hand Eugenia moved in. There the money of the lady whom her buddy had as soon as believed “poor as a church mouse” fed and cared for her quick obtained relations. In Eugenia’s haunted apartment have been different sojourners furnishing the secret of this tale and endangering her liberty, nearly her existence. They have been a Belgian officer and his relatives whom the crimson pass lady saved in hiding. someway the officer had controlled to come to his personal state from the scuffling with line in Belgium. After securing the papers he wanted from the enemy, by means of Eugenia’s reduction, he was once enabled to come once again to King Albert and the Allied armies. hence Eugenia used to be left on my own to endure the brunt of the German displeasure after the invention of her misdeeds. She was once imprisoned in Brussels, and have become dangerously unwell. ultimately, simply because she used to be an American, Eugenia used to be made to depart the rustic, instead of to undergo the punishment which might were hers had she belonged to a different nationality.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

Show description

Read Online or Download The Red Cross Girls With the Russian Army PDF

Best children's books books

Meg Mackintosh and the Stage Fright Secret: A Solve-It-Yourself Mystery (Meg Mackintosh Mystery series)

During this 8th event within the renowned Meg waterproof coat secret sequence for younger readers, little ones subscribe to Meg in school, the place the secret membership is acting a play. throughout the twists and turns of the play, a true secret happens at the level. younger detective Meg, who's the announcer for the play, needs to use her powers of remark and deduction to unravel such questions as Why did the lighting exit on the fallacious time?

Telemachus, son of Ulysses

Excerpt from The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses To thofe who've learn this paintings in simple terms as an exercife at fchool, it is beauties are utterly unknown; and between them that experience realized Punch during this kingdom, there's n0t most likely above one in fifty who can now learn it within the unique with extra virtue than a local of gun may learn Pope's Rape of the Lock in a profe tran a non.

See and Spy Counting (Baby Einstein Books)

The idea that of numbers and counting from 1 to five is tested via the child Einstein characters in a number of playful, a laugh eventualities. kids will savour discovering, naming, and counting quite a few items in every one representation. The booklet additionally builds vocabulary, and teaches the names of elements of the physique.

Additional resources for The Red Cross Girls With the Russian Army

Sample text

They were on their way to Petrograd! This meant home and friends to some of them. To others it meant only the name of their greatest city and the palace of their Czar. But to all of them Petrograd promised comfort and quiet, away from the horrible, deafening noises of exploding bullets and shells. Naturally Nona and Barbara were affected by the greater cheerfulness about them. "If only Mildred were with us, how relieved I would be. Really, I don't know how we are to bear the suspense of not knowing what has become of her," Barbara said not once, but a dozen times in the course of the day.

In fact, Barbara looked rather like a little "Mother Bunch" with her squirrel fur coat on top of her sweater and her cape over them both, and carrying her army blanket. Mildred was also prepared for the cold with a heavy coat under her uniform cape. Unfortunately, Nona owned nothing to make her more comfortable, except that Mildred had insisted upon lending her her sweater. But both girls had their blankets over their arms and small bags in their hands. There would be no room for other luggage.

What really surprised Mildred Thornton was Nona Davis' expression of relief, almost of pleasure, at her news. Why, Nona had been more enthusiastic than any one of them over the Red Cross nursing in Russia! She it was who had originally planned their coming into Russia and had been most deeply interested since their arrival. " Nona also demanded, frowning a little in her effort to grasp the situation. " Nona went on, sitting up, while two spots of color appeared in her cheeks. "Please, Mildred, don't be mysterious.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 10 votes