"Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad on 12 October 1915, aged 49, for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during World War I."

October 1915 - British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during the First World War. Her execution received worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage.

Edith Cavell  "I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone."

Inspirational Women In History: 15 Of The Most Fearless Ladies To Ever Grace Our Planet

Edith Cavell "I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone."

Cavell Lake and Mount Edith Cavell. Jasper National Park, ALberta, Canada.

Beautiful morning at Mount Edith Cavell and Cavell Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

On October 12, 1915, Edith Cavell was executed by the German military for having helped over 200 allied soldiers escape from occupied Belgium. Her death was her last act of heroism and bravery in a long life of public service and personal sacrifice. "Patriotism is not enough, I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone."

On October World War I nurse Edith Cavell faced a firing squad after she was caught funneling some 200 Allied troops out of German-occupied Belgium.

Mount Edith Cavell -- Jasper NP, Alberta

Mount Edith Cavell at Sunrise, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. One of my favourite places in the world!

***Reflection of Mount Edith Cavell on a calm morning (Jasper National Park, Alberta) by Pierre Leclerc

***Reflection of Mount Edith Cavell on a calm morning (Jasper National Park, Alberta) by Pierre Leclerc

Late Afternoon, Mount Edith Cavell, Canada

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Late Afternoon, Mount Edith Cavell, Alberta,Canada - Jasper National Park I don't usually like to post photos that have so obviously been color enhanced but this was so pretty I couldn't resist!

NPC1596 - Mount Edith Cavell and Cavell Lake.  ©Jerry Mercier | by jerry mercier

Beautiful morning at Mount Edith Cavell and Cavell Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Someday in heaven I'll be able to visit :)

On October 12, 1915, Edith Cavell was executed by the German military for having helped over 200 allied soldiers escape from occupied Belgium. Her death was her last act of heroism and bravery in a long life of public service and personal sacrifice.

Edith Cavell ~ Self-Rescuing Princess Society. helped allied soldiers escape during WWI. Was executed after being caught. "Patriotism is not enough, I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.

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