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Vera Brittain (1893–1970)

Author of Testament of Youth

Includes the names: Vera Brittan, Vera Britain, Vera Brittain, Vera Birittain, Vera Mary Brttain

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Vera Brittain is best kown today for her memoirs of life during and after World War I. She met Winifred Holtby in 1919 and the two writers shared a home and care of Brittain's children with George Gordon Catlin until Holtby's death in 1935.
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