New PDF release: British Nannies and the Great War: How Norland's Regiment of

By Louise Heren

ISBN-10: 1473827531

ISBN-13: 9781473827530

In 1912, Norland children’s nurse Kate Fox used to be traveling by way of teach heading to the British army station at Nowshera at the Afghan border to take care of the untimely child born to the base’s commanding officer. years later, Kate used to be escaping from Germany within the first days of the good warfare, forsaking her loved German royal fees and all her own possessions. because of their status because the crème-de-la-crème of Edwardian children’s nurses to Europe’s royal and filthy rich households, Kate was once one amongst many Norland nannies who witnessed the early days of the warfare at the Continent with all its tumult and worry. a few fled for domestic; others controlled to stick for some time. And but others gave up their privileged lifestyle to adopt conflict paintings as nurses in Flanders and refugee camps.The tales during this ebook are the nannies’ eye-witness bills defined of their correspondence with their cherished Norland Institute. those formerly unpublished letters recount a model of women’s nice warfare background that has remained untold before. British Nannies and the nice battle is the real tale of a gaggle of Edwardian, hugely educated and opinionated girls within the First global struggle. For the 1st time in a century, the Norland nannies’ particular tales of get away from enemy territory, their reports at domestic and front through the warfare, and their strategies on how the clash replaced their function in post-Edwardian Britain are instructed of their personal words.

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