Dorothea's War

    Dorothea's War

    The Diary of a First World War Nurse

    Richard Crewdson

    Weidenfeld 2013

    Hardback 382pp Illustrated

    9780297869184   Product Code: 20400

    Dorothea Crewdson (1886-1918), a newly trained Red Cross nurse, left for Le Treport in northern France in April 1915. She was to spend nearly four years in France, working in three hospitals and witnessing some of the worst horror of the First World War, yet somehow maintaining her optimism. Dorothea's diaries from those years are a testimony to her indomitable high spirits and offer a rare, intimate glimpse of the heroic work of First World War nurses.

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