Sisters of the Somme

Penny Starns
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Following the outbreak of WWI, the Order of St. John appealed for volunteers to train as frontline medical staff at a major volunteer field hospital in Etaples, France. One such volunteer was Lily Fielding. Despite her training she was ill-prepared for the stench of gangrene and other gruesome realities of war. This book is a heart-warming account of camaraderie and compassion based on the true stories of the VAD nurses who were at the Somme. "I am liking it here very much and could never have t

Title Details

ISBN: 9780750968850
Author: Penny Starns
Publisher: The History Press
Language: English
Publication Date: 02/05/2016
Format: EPUB
Est. Pages: ?221
Genre: Humanities - History
Dewey: 940.475410922