AdieTop award winning BBC journalist Kate Adie, who will be addressing year 12 students on Monday, has written several books on the topic of women and war: in Corsets to camouflage : women and warwhich was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, she examined the extraordinary range of jobs that uniformed women have performed, from nursing to the armed services. (305.43/ADI) Fighting on the Home Front : The Legacy of Women in World War One chronicles the ways in which women’s lives changed during World War I and what the impact has been for women today (940.308/ADI)

During her remarkable career she reported from some of the most dangerous places in the world, as told in her autobiography, The kindness of strangers (070.4/ADI)


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