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Edith Cavell

Victim (4-Dec-1865 — 12-Oct-1915)


Felix Baumann. Der Fall Edith Cavell (The Case of Edith Cavell). Berlin: Otto Schlegel. 1933. 142pp.

James M. Beck. The Case of Edith Cavell: A Study of the Rights of Non-Combatants. London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1915. 70pp.

Reginald Berkeley. Dawn: A Biographical Novel of Edith Cavell. New York: Sears. 1928. 246pp.

Douglas Blackburn. The Martyr Nurse: The Death and Achievement of Edith Cavell. London: Ridd Masson. 1916. 88pp.

Sidney Theodore Felstead. Edith Cavell: The Crime That Shook the World. London: G. Newnes. 1940. 211pp.

Ambroise Got. The Case of Miss Cavell: From the Unpublished Documents of the Trial. London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1920. 198pp.

Juliette Elkon Hamelecourt. Edith Cavell: Heroic Nurse. Chicago: Kingston House. 1956. 192pp.

William Thomson Hill. The Martyrdom of Nurse Cavell. London: Hutchinson. 1915. 55pp.

Adolph A. Hoehling. A Whisper of Eternity: The Mystery of Edith Cavell. London: Cassell. 1958. 161pp.

Beth Hogg. Friend within the Gates: The Story of Nurse Edith Cavell. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1961. 194pp.

Eugéne Jacquet. Miss Edith Cavell. Paris: Ligue des droits de l'homme & du citoyen. 1916. 60pp.

Helen Judson. Edith Cavell. New York: Macmillan. 1941. 288pp.

Archibald Edmund Clark Kennedy. Edith Cavell: Pioneer and Patriot. London: Faber and Faber. 1965. 248pp.

Herbert Leeds. Edith Cavell: Her Life Story. London: Jarrold & Sons. 1915. 92pp.

Albert Libiez. L'Affaire Cavell: Verites et Legendes a la Lumiere de Documents Nouveaux. Tamines, Belgium: Duculot. 1921. 173pp.

Hugh Northcote; Marion A. Northcote. Edith Cavell's Last Thought and Other Poems. London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner. 1918. 79pp.

Paul Painlevé. La Vie et la Mort de Miss Edith Cavell. Paris: Fontemoing & Cie. 1915. 230pp.

Katie Pickles. Transnational Outrage: The Death and Commemoration of Edith Cavell. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. 277pp.

Ernest Protheroe. A Noble Woman: The Life Story of Edith Cavell. London: C. H. Kelly. 1916. 170pp.

Rowland Ryder. Edith Cavell. London: Hamish Hamilton. 1978. 278pp.

Charles Sarolea. The Murder of Nurse Cavell. London: G. Allen & Unwin. 1915. 78pp.

Jacqueline Van Til. With Edith Cavell in Belgium. New York: H. W. Bridges. 1922. 156pp.


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  4. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.116)

  5. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.111)

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