This Day in History: WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed for Aiding Allied Soldiers (1915)

This Day in History:
WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed for Aiding Allied Soldiers (1915)

An English nurse, Cavell was working to improve the nursing standards at a Brussels hospital when World War I broke out. After Germany occupied Belgium, she became involved with an underground group that helped about 200 Allied soldiers escape to the Netherlands. In 1915, she was arrested by the German occupation authorities and court-martialed. Despite diplomatic pressure on Germany, she was executed and became a celebrated martyr of the Allies. What reportedly went wrong at the execution? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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