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ISBN-10: 0857202235

ISBN-13: 9780857202239

ISBN-10: 1849833664

ISBN-13: 9781849833660

This, the 1st in a sequence of 4 distinctive warfare Diaries produced along with the Imperial battle Museum, will inform a narrative that's infrequently heard: the studies of a nurse operating just about the Western entrance within the First global struggle. quite, Edith Appleton served in France for the total of the clash. Her bravery and commitment gained her the army OBE, the Royal purple pass and the Belgian Queen Elizabeth medal between others.

Her diary information with compassion all of the horrors of the 'war to finish wars', together with the 1st use of poison gasoline and the bad expense of battles equivalent to Ypres, yet she additionally files what lifestyles was once like for nurses and the way she spent her time off-duty. There are moments of humour among the tragedy, or even lyrical bills of the traditional good looks that also existed amidst all of the destruction.

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