Heroic true-life stories from the nurses of World War Two
In the bestselling tradition of Call the Midwife, the incredible true stories of British nurses in WWII, as told by the nurses themselves.
On 3 September 1939, the Prime Minister declared that Britain was at war with Nazi Germany.
Thousands of young women, many of them barely out of school, were sent headlong into gruelling training regimes that would see them become wartime nurses.
Sisters features over 150 previously unpublished stories from the archives of the Royal College of Nursing. The vivid, poignant and riveting stories capture these nurses' incredible bravery and touching friendships.
“A fascinating slice of lived history”
“Vivid, poignant and very personal.”
“Absurdity and anguish are bedfellows in a lively tribute to those who helped heal the scars of war.”
“Profoundly moving with moments of humour to lighten the emotional load, this is a wonderful tribute, allowing forgotten voices to be heard once more.”