Shell shock

We shall go mad, no doubt, and die that way.. Related posts: War and Friendship We will remember them: Futility: May 1918 We will remember them: Anthem for Doomed Youth 1917

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The Cool Web itself

There’s a cool web of language winds us in.. Retreat from too much joy or too much fear.. we grow sea-green at last and coldly die in brininess and volubility.. Related posts: The hot scent of the summer rose

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More unsung heroines of WW1

These are wonderful women, all of them – and we should be celebrating them as loudly as we can. They give our daughters and granddaughters role models of rather more use than the empty celebrities they are encouraged to adore. Related posts: The astonishing life of Elsie Bowerman

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The Other Heroines of WW1

Edith Cavell was just one of a large number of professional women who, using their medical training and expertise to aid the soldiers caught up in the conflict, pushed forward the emancipation of women in medicine. Related posts: The astonishing life of Elsie Bowerman The Edith Cavell Campaign

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