Author(s): Moore, Wendy,
Date of Publication: 02/04/2020,
Pagination: 384 pages, 2x8pp plates,
Imprint: Atlantic Books
Published By: Atlantic Books
Book Classification: First World War, Gender studies: women
That they did, creating a 573-bed hospital staffed from top to bottom by female surgeons, doctors and nurses, and developing entirely new techniques to deal with the horrific mortar and gas injuries suffered by British soldiers.
The story of Endell Street provides both a keyhole view into the horrors and thrills of wartime London and a long-overdue tribute to the brilliance and bravery of an extraordinary group of women.