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By Mark Derby

This publication is predicated at the bright, certain, and evocative letters New Zealand nurse Dorothy Morris despatched from Spain and different eu nations. they've been supplemented by means of wide-ranging examine to list a lifetime of amazing specialist commitment, resourcefulness, and braveness. Dorothy Aroha Morris (1904–1988) volunteered to serve with Sir George Young’s college Ambulance Unit, and labored at a global Brigades base health center and as head nurse to a popular Catalan medical professional. She then headed a Quaker-funded children’s health facility in Murcia, southern Spain. As Franco’s forces complex, she fled to France and directed Quaker aid prone for tens of millions of Spanish refugees. Nurse Morris spent the second one international warfare in London munitions factories, as welfare manager to their all-female workforces. She then joined the newly shaped UN aid and Rehabilitation management, operating within the heart East and Germany with those that have been displaced and made homeless and destitute a result of warfare. Dorothy Morris’s outstanding and pioneering paintings within the fields of army drugs for civilian casualties, and large-scale humanitarian reduction initiatives is instructed during this ebook for the 1st time.

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