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DVD-'Nineteen Nurses' - Nineteen Nurses

From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria

Description
Rectangular plastic DVD box with DVD included.The DVD which runs for 1 hour has interviews,film and photos detailing the service of 19 AH nurses in Bien Hoa during the Vietnam War in the 1960s. Yellow colouring on cover with photgraph of two Alfred Hospital Nurses with Vietnamese children.
Size
Length 18.5cm X Width 13cm
Object Registration
Cat No 677
Keywords
alfred hospital, vietnam war, nurses, dvd
Historical information
This DVD, years in the making, tells the story of nineteen nurses from The Alfred Hospital who bravely volunteered to work in the heat and the turmoil of the Vietnam War. The Bien Hoa Provincal Hospital was in a very active military zone and the nurses quickly discovered how unprepared they were for what lay ahead.
When Made
2012.
Made By
Educational Resource Centre The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne (Maker)
Significance
This is an unique record in words and pictures of Alfred Hospital Trained civilian nurses volunteering in a significant war, The Vietnam War
Inscriptions & Markings
The cover of the DVD has the inscription "Nineteen Nurses The Story of Alfred Hospital Nurses in Wartime Vietnam"
The back side of the DVD box has a synopsis of the nurses time in Vietnam and quotes from 2 AH nurses.Produced by Educational Resource Centre of The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne for the Alfred Hospital Nurses League.
Last updated
7 Oct 2019 at 1:43PM