Ada Louise (Penny) Feiwel

Extract of Penny Feiwel’s account in Real Band of Brothers by Max Arthur

Ada Louise (Penny) Feiwel Born in Tottenham, London. Penny was stationed as a nurse in Albacete, and then Tarancon, east of Madrid, where she helped set up an improvised operating theatre. She was badly injured in 1938 when her biomedical station was bombed. She died in Bournemouth in 2011, aged 102. This interview is an extract from  ‘The Real Band of Brothers’ a publication by Max Arthur, which tells the vebatim accounts of British members of the International Brigades. These are the real words of Penny performed by an actor.