Newfoundland At Armageddon

“What is that blast of cannon fire? Oh! It's 11 o'clock… I can't believe it… Is it true? Is the war really over? That's why the patients are so delirious with joy. They're crying and singing… one is even dancing! Peace. Finally peace. Thank you God. Soon I will be going home.”

Dorothy

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Armistice and the Treaty of Versailles

“I see icebergs and the Narrows, it's Newfoundland. How I missed those Narrows ! I'm finally home. What's that noise? A bomb? No, it's just the wind. I have to learn to relax. It's over. Will there be a day when I stop thinking of the war? When I close my eyes, it all comes back: the blown up faces, the blood, the cries of the wounded. It has to stop… I'm home now. Dad, the little ones and Eleanor… Oh! I can't wait to see her wedding ring.”

Dorothy

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Post Traumatic Stress

“Coming home has been difficult. Over there I drove an ambulance and did all sorts of things that needed to be done. But not here. Not for women. I'm walking the streets of St. John's, asking people to sign a petition demanding the vote for women. We haven't won the vote yet, but Fannie McNeil says it's just a matter of time. With a little patience we will conquer every obstacle in our way.”

Dorothy

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The Suffragettes