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By Louise Heren

ISBN-10: 1473827531

ISBN-13: 9781473827530

In 1912, Norland children’s nurse Kate Fox was once vacationing via 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, abandoning her cherished 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 battle at the Continent with all its tumult and worry. a few fled for domestic; others controlled to stick for your 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 debts defined of their correspondence with their cherished Norland Institute. those formerly unpublished letters recount a model of women’s nice battle background that has remained untold formerly. British Nannies and the nice battle is the real tale of a bunch of Edwardian, hugely knowledgeable and opinionated ladies within the First international conflict. For the 1st time in a century, the Norland nannies’ particular tales of get away from enemy territory, their studies at domestic and front throughout the conflict, and their options on how the clash replaced their position in post-Edwardian Britain are advised of their personal words.

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