The Resource Edith Cavell: : faith before the firing squad, Catherine Butcher, (ebook)

Edith Cavell: : faith before the firing squad, Catherine Butcher, (ebook)

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Edith Cavell: : faith before the firing squad
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Edith Cavell:
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faith before the firing squad
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Catherine Butcher
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eng
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Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialed, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. She was shot by a German firing squad at the age of 49. Her execution was greeted with worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage. A woman of profound faith, she told her chaplain, on the night before her execution, "Standing as I do in view of God and eternity, I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone." Her death caused international outrage and may have contributed to America's decision to enter the war. Three films and a stage play have been written about her life, and many public buildings and streets named after her. She will feature on a commemorative ?5.00 coin in 2015
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Butcher, Catherine
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940.48641092
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  • Cavell, Edith
  • Cavell, Edith
  • Cavell, Edith
  • Nurses
  • British
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
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Edith Cavell: : faith before the firing squad, Catherine Butcher, (ebook)
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9780857216588
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Edith Cavell: : faith before the firing squad, Catherine Butcher, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780857216588
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11850928
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11850928
System control number
MWT11850928
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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