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Women to the Front: Australian Women Doctors of the First World War

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At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefield was unthinkable. Undaunted, at least twenty-four Australian women doctors ignored official mil ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 2nd 2019 by Ebury Australia
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Kirstie Ellen
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Shelves: history, non-fiction
A big thanks to Penguin for sending me this inspiring read for review!

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This was truly an inspiring read that I so enjoyed exploring. It’s really well put together, telling us the stories, trials and triumphs of women who not only pushed the bounds of society but established themselves in a way that no other woman had before. It was really interesting to learn about all their postings as doctors - not nurses - during WWI, especially in different places I don’t know m
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