A Volunteer Nurse on the Western Front: Memoirs from a WWI Camp Hospital

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Starring Oona Chaplin as a V.A.D. (Voluntary Aid Detachment), and Suranne Jones and Hermione Norris as trained nurses, The Crimson Field is a gripping drama set in a tented hospital on the coast of France, where plucky real-life V.A.D. Olive Dent served two years of the Great War, and kept this extraordinarily vivid diary of day-to-day life - ever cheerful through the bitter cold, the chilblains, hunger and exhaustion. Resilient, courageous and resourceful, nurses, doctors and patients alike do their best to support each ...

A Volunteer Nurse on the Western Front: Memoirs from a WWI camp hospital 2014, Virgin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780753555774

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