Download e-book for kindle: Blood on my Hands: a surgeon at war by Craig Jurisevic

By Craig Jurisevic

The yr is 1999, and for the 1st time for the reason that international battle II, Europe is witnessing scenes of mass homicide. The forces of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic have swept into Kosovo at the Balkan Peninsula leaving a path of dying and heartbreak. Scenes of Milosevic’s ‘ethnic detoxing’ play out on tv monitors worldwide; haunted figures huddled in the back of barbed cord fences, our bodies heaped in ditches. Adelaide health practitioner Craig Jurisevic remembers his grandfather’s ordeal in a Nazi focus camp and resolves to honour his reminiscence by means of providing his abilities as a physician to the sufferers of the clash. Leaving his spouse and son in Adelaide, Jurisevic flies to the Balkans lower than the auspices of the foreign clinical Corps. even if no stranger to the battlefield, he's appalled on the exceptional savagery of the Kosovo battle. Jurisevic’s selection to place his talents to the very best use leads him nearer and towards the frontline, and deeper into chance. Sickened by way of scenes of homicide and bloodbath, he units apart his non-partisan prestige and joins forces with the Kosovo Liberation military, working at the injured on the entrance and top night-time missions at the back of the strains to retrieve injured Kosovar villagers. suffering to keep up his ethical bearings, Jurisevic’s trip from Adelaide to the hell of Kosovo has develop into a descent into the center of darkness. Blood on My palms tells a narrative of bad pain, of amazing heroism, and of the savagery that lies coiled within the human heart.

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