Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 - Study Guide Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Edward departs for France in June 1917. His baggage is lost in transit and he is assigned to a different regiment and immediately sent into battle. He is very agitated until he is returned to his own regiment at the end of July. Vera experiences her first bombing raid while she is in London. She goes to Devonshire House to ask for another nursing assignment, despite her parents pleas that she remain at home. Vera asks to be sent to France.

Vera arrives in France on August 3 and is assigned to a hospital in Eaples. There she shares a hut with a woman she calls red-haired S. Their camp is close enough to the fighting that Vera can hear the guns. Vera is assigned to the German prisoner ward. The work is not light as it had been in Malta since the men have very serious...

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