The Story of British V.A.D. Work in the Great War
Bowser, Thekla

London: Andrew Melrose, (1917). Second edition Hardcover in darl olive cloth. Title in blindstamp on front cover and in gilt on spine. Title page printed in red and black. 300 pp. plus 4 pp. of publisher's ads at rear. Second edition (stated on title page). No date but with preface dated 1917. Very good, embrowning to the pages as is typical for wartime-published books. The story of the work of the nurses of the British Voluntary Aid Detachment in World War I. Includes chapters on the founding and history of the movement and then more detaied chapters of thier work with the wounded at Southampton, Birmingham, London, the bombardment of a VAD hospital, their work in Wales, Ireland, including during the Sinn Fein riots, France (including hospitals, motor units, rest stations, tec.) and a section on Scotland's work in the war. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: E17223B)


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