Lost Generation


Author Vera Brittain as a nurse in WW I. Her 'Verses of A VAD' have... News Photo1910-1919,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Author,Black And White,British Culture,Clothing,Female Nurse,Females,Healthcare And Medicine,Human Interest,Literature,Medicine,Nurse,People,Uniform,Vertical,World War IPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive circa 1918: Author Vera Brittain (1893 - 1970) as a nurse in WW I. Her 'Verses of A VAD' have just been reviewed in The Bookman. (Later mother of socialist politician Shirley Williams). VAD stands for 'Voluntary Aid Detachment' a force of women started in WW I to provide medical assistance in times of war. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)