Monument to Edith Cavell, outside Norwich Cathedral, England

Research paper: 'Edith's Wonderland: In memoriam of Edith Cavell'

Posted on on 29 May 2013
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Date of publication: 11/05/2013

Hugo Lueders has made available a paper regarding the British First World War nurse Edith Cavell, entitled 'Edith's Wonderland: In memoriam of Edith Cavell'.

Cavell was court martialled and executed by a German firing squad after helping 200 Allied troops to escape from German-occupied Belgium into neutral Holland in 1915.

The paper has three main aims in adressing the life and study of Cavell:

"To contribute to the opening of new avenues for extended research about Edith Cavell, during the First World War".

"To offer new insights into the Cavell case, and newfound information in particular about the 'enigmatic second Edith Cavell’, said to be the never acknowledged ‘perfect spy and clever, conniving resistance worker’".

"To serve as an opening discussion for a critical review of the never-ending Cavell publications, looking to address the implied media and propaganda blunder that largely overshadows her personal fate and dignity".

To read the article by Hugo Lueders, click here.

Images courtesy of Wikipedia.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News