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Work details


Applicant or licensee name:
Licensee not displayed at discretion of Authorising Body
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
Application number:
OWLS000053-1
Application date:
08/02/2016
Status of application:
Licence Granted
Title or short description:
Sapper Dorothy: the Only English Woman Soldier in the Royal Engineers 51st Division, 79th Tunnelling Co. During the First World War
Full description:
The adventures of an intrepid young woman on the Western Front It would not be quite accurate to portray Dorothy Lawrence as a bona fide soldier of the British Army. Dorothy was in fact a young woman with great aspirations to embark upon a career in journalism and she knew it would be a coup to give a female perspective of the activities of men on the front line-as it were-from within their own ranks. So she devised a scheme to bring her objectives about and its success was marked by a 10 day stint in the line at Albert in 1915 with the Royal Engineers during the opening stages of the battle of Loos. Dorothy certainly saw action-the trench she occupied lay less than 400 yards from the German front line. She was eventually discovered and the entire story of how she pulled off her subterfuge, her time in the trenches and what befell her thereafter is told here.
Category:
Written works
Type of work:
Book
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
Unknown
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
Unknown


Uses

An adaptation for use as a film (non-broadcast)

Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Dorothy Lawrence

Known identifiers

eg International Standard Book Number (ISBN)


Type Identifier
ISBN (International Standard Book Number) ISBN-10: 0857061356 ISBN-13: 978-0857061355