🇬🇧 Edith Cavell, an English nurse working in…

🇬🇧 Edith Cavell, an English nurse working in German occupied Belgium during WWI. In 1914 and 1915 she helped sneak 200 British and French soldiers to safety into neutral Holland. She was eventually arrested by the Germans, charged with treason and convicted by a German military court. She was executed by firing squad on October 12, 1915 despite international pleas for mercy. #wwi #ww1 #history #war
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