Service With Fighting Men. An Account of the Work of the American Young Men's Christian Associations in the World War. YMCA, WWI.

Service With Fighting Men. An Account of the Work of the American Young Men's Christian Associations in the World War.

New York: Association Press, 1922. Hardcover. There were many female volunteers to the YMCA effort in the Great War, including people such as Betty Stevenson, a British girl killed at the age of 21 in France, who served as a canteen worker and driver. Stevenson was one of 34,000 British women volunteers; she drove injured soldiers to and from the hospital, and transported families to visit injured soldiers. She was killed in action on May 30, 1918. A highly detailed account of the delivery of welfare services and support to uniformed personnel in World War I by people like Betty Stevenson. Two volumes, complete. Thick 4to, Volume I: xxviii, 636pp; Volume II: xi, 664pp, 18 plates, 3 folding color maps. Maroon gilt buckram, gilt titles at spine. Boards a bit marked, spine ends bit rubbed. Internally very good, folding maps in excellent condition. Very good overall. Item #20088

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