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War-torn exchanges : the lives and letters of nursing sisters Laura Holland and Mildred Forbes

Author: Andrea McKenzie; Laura Holland; Mildred Forbes
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Letter : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Laura Holland and Mildred Forbes, an inseparable duo, set off from Montreal in June 1915 to serve as nursing sisters in the Great War. Over the next four years, the two cared for each other through sickness and health, air raids and bombings, unrelenting work and adventurous leaves. This thoughtfully curated collection of their letters home paints a vivid account of nursing through the battles for Gallipoli,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collected Correspondence
Personal Narrative
Biographies
History
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Correspondance
Biography
Additional Physical Format: War-torn exchanges.:
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2016
(CaOONL)20169012123
Named Person: Laura Holland; Mildred Forbes; Laura Holland; Mildred Forbes; Laura Holland; Mildred Forbes; Mildred Forbes; Laura Holland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea McKenzie; Laura Holland; Mildred Forbes
ISBN: 9780774832533 0774832533 9780774832540 0774832541
OCLC Number: 1073083929
Description: viii, 256 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Journeying to war --
Lemnos : "poor souls" and "pathetic sights" --
Alexandria and Cairo : mosques and minarets --
Salonika : in the shadow of Olympus --
England : officers and honours --
France : trauma and taking charge.
Other Titles: Lives and letters of nursing sisters Laura Holland and Mildred Forbes
Responsibility: edited by Andrea McKenzie.

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This vivid portrait of female friendship follows two Canadian nursing sisters who endured the trauma and privations of the Great War.  Read more...

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Andrea McKenzie provides as indispensable a service to contemporary readers as the women no doubt did for their friends and family during the war. As Mildred exclaimed, in the absence of such Read more...

 
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