This postcard is one of a set that depicts the courage of Sister Julie, a French nun and nurse, in preventing the execution of a wounded French soldier under her care by a German soldier. On August 24, 1914, German troops withdrew from the city of Gerbéviller, commiting atrocities as they went, including executions and the burning of any intact buildings. In this postcard, Sister Julie is leaning over a soldier lying in bed and wrapping a bandage around his head. She wears a black habit with a white collar and black veil. The soldier is looking up at her. Behind Sister Julie is a window through which can be seen the blue sky and trees outside. A gold vase on the windowsill holds pink roses. On a white cloth draped over a table behind her are various medical supplies, inculding a white bowl and medicine bottles.
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