Warfare in News
Posted on Thursday 10th November
The Museum of Military Medicine
AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL GOODE
6:30pm, Wednesday 16 November 2016.
Mabel Goode's recently discovered diary records how life at the Home Front was transformed by a conflict without precedent, and brings to life the work of the RAMC through its admiring description of her brother's service.
The Talk will cover both what the diary does and does not record: alongside Mabel's own story, she shows us the realities of life at the Front for a Captain of the RAMC, the things that kept him alive, how he won the MC and Bar, and the changed Britain he came back to.
ABOUT MICHAEL GOODE
Michael Goode, is the Great-Great Nephew of Mabel Goode. Michael read History at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge and worked on projects for the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge.
Tickets for the event are just £7.50, to purchase yours please contact the museum on 01252 868612.
The Lengthening War(Hardback - 196 pages)
by Michael Goode
The First World War was an event so important, so catalytic, so transformative that it still hangs in the public memory and still compels the Historian’s pen. It was a conflict which, by the end of the struggle, had created a world unfamiliar to the one in existence before it and brought levels of destruction and loss all too unimaginable to the generation of minds which created it. Despite this, we still find it hard… Read more...
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