Books & Co.

Books & Co. Home   Authors   Hosts   Book Clubs   Libraries

Diane Fessler
No Time for Fear

Original Airdate: November 23, 1996


About the Author

Diane Burke Fessler is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. She is senior editor at Primer Publishers.


About this Book

"No Time For Fear" summons the voices of more than 100 women who served as nurses overseas during World War II, letting them tell their story as no one else can. Fessler has meticulously compiled and transcribed more than 200 interviews with American military nurses of the Army, Army Air Force and Navy who were present in all theaters of WWII. Their stories bring to life horrific tales of illness and hardship, blinding blizzards and near starvation — all faced with courage, tenacity and even good humor. This unique oral-history collection makes available to readers an important counterpoint to the seemingly endless discussions of strategy, planning and troop movement that often characterize discussions of WWII.


What's on?
  About KAET Contact Support Legal Follow Us  
  About Eight
Site Map
Contact Us
Sign up for e-news
Pledge to Eight
Donate Monthly
Other ways to support
FCC Public Files
Privacy Policy

Need help accessing? Contact

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University    Copyright Arizona Board of Regents