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Infections - World War 1 BBC Uncut

Saleyha Ahsan looks at trench foot and other infections of the war. Particularly how poor wound cleansing was one of the major contributors to amputations and death.

Posted by Dr Saleyha Ahsan on 10 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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How did WW1 change the way we treat war injuries today? BBC World War One

At the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, the main infantry weapon was the muzzle-loading musket, which fired up to four shots a minute. At the Battle of the Somme, just over a century later, machine gunners could fire off 600 rounds a minute.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 2 December 2014 | 2740 Comments

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