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Vera Brittain
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Born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Born on 29th of December 1893
Died on 29th of March 1970

Born 1893. Died 1970 - English writer, feminist and pacifist.

Served as nurse in WWI recording her experiences in Testament of Youth (1933). Made lecture tours to USA promoting feminism and pacifism. Wrote sequels Testament of Friendship (1940) and Testament of Experience (1957). Daughter is politician, Shirley Williams.

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