The majority of the nurses who served in the Great War are not household names – yet their heroics mean they probably should be. These women endured conditions few today can conceive of in their commitment to saving the lives of those who fought in the bloodiest of battles.
As the article linked to outlines: “Some did it through administration and coordination. Some stood firmly at their posts while bombs exploded around them. And others were so passionate that they continued their work despite being in direct opposition to military law.”
These brave women deserve greater plaudits for what they achieved in the face of unimaginable adversity. Follow the link to educate yourself about the 10 Greatest Nurses of World War I.