War Girls: The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry in the First World War

TitleWar Girls: The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry in the First World War
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLee, Janet
Number of Pages269
PublisherManchester University Press
CityManchester
Abstract

War Girls reveals the fascinating story of the British women who volunteered for service in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry during the Great War. Examining their experiences on the Western Front with the Belgian, British and French Armies, this book shows how the FANY worked as nurses and ambulance driver-mechanics, and how their work inspired stories of female heroism and solidarity. The author shares the stories of the FANY - a fascinating, quirky and audacious group of women - and illustrates the ways the Great War subverted existing gender arrangements.

Short TitleWar Girls
Reprint EditionReprinted in 2012.
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