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Dorothea's war : a first world war nurse tells her story

Author: Dorothea Crewdson; Richard Crewdson
Publisher: London : Phoenix, ©2013 [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"The evocative diaries of a young nurse stationed in northern France during the First World War. In April 1915, Dorothea Crewdson, a newly trained Red Cross nurse, and her best friend Christie, left for Le Tr port in northern France. Filled with excitement at the prospect of her first paid job, she began writing a diary. 'Who knows how long we shall really be out here. Seems a good chance from all reports of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Personal narratives
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Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Dorothea Crewdson; Dorothea Crewdson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothea Crewdson; Richard Crewdson
ISBN: 9781780224824 1780224826
OCLC Number: 868082703
Notes: Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.
Description: xxvii, 352 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Dorothea Crewdson ; edited by Richard Crewdson.

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The evocative diaries of a young nurse stationed in northern France during the First World War, published for the first time. A rare insight into the great war for fans of CALL THE MIDWIFE.  Read more...

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These warm, charming diaries of a young nurse, who witnessed scenes no one should ever have to see, are a remarkable testament to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of tragedy and Read more...

 
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