An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army

Flora SANDES (1876 - 1956)

Flora Sandes was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I. Initially a St. John Ambulance volunteer, she traveled to Serbia, where, in the confusion of war, she was formally enrolled in the Serbian army. While the Serbian Army was regrouping in Corfu, Ms. Sandes returned to England to recuperate and publish these memoirs.(Summary from Wikipedia)

Genre(s): War & Military, Memoirs

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction MaryAnn
00:03:21
Play 01 Rejoining the Serbians, November, 1915 - The Second Regimental Ambulance MaryAnn
00:15:03
Play 02 A Serbian Ambulance at Work - We Start to Retreat MaryAnn
00:16:15
Play 03 A Ride to Kalabac and a Battle in the Snow MaryAnn
00:22:54
Play 04 I Meet the Fourth Company - A Cold Night Ride MaryAnn
00:19:44
Play 05 We Say Good-bye to Serbia and take to the Albanian Mountains MaryAnn
00:15:43
Play 06 Fighting on Mount Chukus MaryAnn
00:16:32
Play 07 Elbasan - We push on towards the Coast MaryAnn
00:16:13
Play 08 Serbian Christmas Day at Durazzo - Aeroplane Raids MaryAnn
00:15:28
Play 09 We Go to Corfu MaryAnn
00:27:23
Play 10 The 'Salva Day' of the Second Regiment MaryAnn
00:09:25