This certainly underscored the horrific atrocities committed in Kosovo in the s and the terrible fatality rate for the underprepared and poorly led Kosovar forces against the brutal Serbian paramilitaries. But though simple telling of his story I could see myself doing similar. A Surgeon at War by Craig Jurisevic. Blood on My Hands, co-written with award-winning author Robert Hillman, tells a story of terrible suffering, of extraordinary heroism, and of the savagery that lies coiled in the human heart. And this incredible story will make you realise that doctors are often soldiers, forced to defend lives while at the same time watching them shatter into a violent never-was. Jurisevic already had experience in a conflict zone but nothing could prepare him for the challenges of working in Kosovo. The book is about to be released in the U. I am hoping to visit members of the Atlantic Battalion in the U.
The forces of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic have swept into Kosovo on the Balkan Peninsula leaving a trail of death and heartbreak. That is, picking up only what’s to be picked up from! Want to Read saving…. It took 10 years to be able to effectively and dispassionately document all the events of Craig volunteered to assist in the war in Kosovo as a medic. This man is a hero, he has don Amazing book!
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Jan 22, Rory Braybrook rated it really liked it Shelves: Andyduncan22 rated it it was amazing May 06, You will want to continue reading, I’ve been so many times too late at work because I forgot to get out of the bus at my stop. Jan 31, Rachel rated it really liked it. His story works through the many battles he faced to understand where he could assist and the purpose of an event that was so futile.
It is hardly to be credited that the enlightened nations of Europe are allowing this nightmare to occur only sixty minutes by jet from Paris and London.
Blood on My Hands: A Surgeon at War by Craig Jurisevic
Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? He found himself instructing green young volunteers in the Kosovo Liberation Army how to use their weapons correctly, and soon after that he was leading missions over the front line to rescue the injured and tend to the dying. A moving story well written.
Jul 09, Juliet rated it liked it. Nov 03, Caroline Bretzke rated it really liked it. A fresh hell is being created before our eyes, and it is hardly to be credited that the enlightened nations of Europe are allowing this new hell to grow and grow only sixty minutes by jet from Paris, from London. I write about love and longing.
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Hardcoverpages. Refresh and try again. Natalia rated it liked it Apr 07, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I spend a whole week crying with this book and grappling with parts of the human condition that I haven’t ever confronted in such guises.
Blood on My Hands, co-written with award-winning author Robert Hillman, tells a story of jurixevic suffering, of extraordinary heroism, and of the savagery that lies coiled in the human heart.
He had seen the Balkan wars of the early 90s on TV, but was stung to action when the war began in Kosovo. Craig volunteered to assist in the war in Kosovo as a medic.
He crossed a moral line when he mh to pick up a gun and fight as well as perform his duties as a surgeon in the field. Subscribe to our Newsletter. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Craig Jurisevic as I’ve personally told him, wrote this book just as a vaccum cleaner does its job!
Blood On My Hands: Craig Jurisevic and Robert Hillman
And this incredible story will make you realise that doctors are often soldiers, forced to defend lives while at the same time watching them shatter into a violent never-was. Craig told his story well.
Oct 01, Tony rated it it was amazing. This man is a hero, he has don Amazing book! Return to Book Page.
This is his memoir of his time there, and, whether you agree wit Jurisevic is a doctor from Australia with Serbian antecedents. A surgeon at war The year isand for the first time since World War II, Europe is witnessing scenes of mass murder.
Blood on My Hands: A Surgeon at War
But though simple telling of his story I could see myself doing similar. This book was inspiring, though graphic. This man is a hero, he has done more for the Kosovo-Albanian people than any Albanian has done. This meant leaving his wife and small son behind in Adelaide and travelling to Kosovo, where Slobodan Milosevic’s Serbian forces had swept across the country, leaving behind them scenes of unspeakable suffering.
In Craig Jurisevic, an Australian surgeon, volunteered his services with the International Medical Hancs during the conflict in the Balkans. Jul 28, Michelle Perry rated it really liked craog.
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