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A Noble Woman The Life-Story of Edith Cavell by Ernest Protheroe

A Noble Woman The Life-Story of Edith Cavell

by Ernest Protheroe

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Edith L. Cavell (1865–1915) was a British nurse who attended to soldiers of both sides during World War I, and helped some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium, for which she was arrested, court-martialed, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Attempts to mount an appeal failed, and she was summarily executed within hours of the sentence by a German firing squad. Publication of the news prompted spontaneous grief and worldwide condemnation. Many memorials were created around the world, including a statue adjacent to Trafalgar Square in London. --Adapted from Wikipedia

NOTE: After recording Chapter 7, the reader became aware that the subject's family pronounced the surname as it rhymes with gravel", and he therefore pronounces it CAvel in subsequent chapters.


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