New PDF release: Angels of Mercy: Foreign Women in the Anglo-Boer War

By Chris Schoeman

ISBN-10: 1770224998

ISBN-13: 9781770224995

After the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer battle, enormous quantities of ladies left their international locations for South Africa, a few looking for experience, others with a powerful wish to aid the sufferers of warfare. They got here from around the world – from Britain and its colonies, and from pro-Boer nations in Europe. yet, no matter what their origins, all of them got here to dwell and paintings lower than harsh stipulations in an international that used to be overseas to them.
Angels of Mercy tells the tale of twelve of those courageous girls. Hailing from England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, a few labored as nurses at the frontline, whereas others got here to coach Boer young ones within the focus camps. in accordance with own diaries and letters and different wartime resources, this attention-grabbing and encouraging booklet tells in their trials and tribulations as they handled the hazards of warfare, the extremes of our surroundings, and the unhappy eyes of the demise males less than their care. Theirs are tales of compassion and courage.

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