Physical description

Front cover is blue top & bottom witha sepia coloured strip featuring women in uniform, also a colour photo of matron Monica McMahon wearing a white matron veil, red cape with white collar. Epaluts on her shoulders feature army badges, also her ribbons are pinned on the chest. An army badge is pinned at her throat. Underneath is a grey dress with metal buttons. Back cover is blue and brown with white writing re the subject of the book. Front cover is printed as follows : Monica's War. An Australian Army Matron in Australia, New Guinea and Japan. John P McMahon


True story of an Army nurse who served in a hospital ship, New Guinea, Japan, Internment Camp at Tatura, and her struggles to have the AANS members to be permitted to care for soldiers suffering tropical illnesses and post traumatic stress disorders