Vera Brittain

“When the Great War broke out, it came to me not as a superlative tragedy, but as an interruption of the most exasperating kind to my personal plans.” —Vera Brittain

Vera Brittain (1893-1970) was an English nurse, writer, feminist, scholar, poet, and pacifist. She wrote a about her experiences during World War 1 in Testament of Youthwhich became a bestselling book, unusual because it was a war memoir written from a woman’s point of view.

Belle Logie, an artist and musician, is my guest. Thank you for sharing Vera’s story, Belle.

 

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