From the Honest History archives: Wounded and damaged soldiers then and now (November 2014)

Between the centenary of Fromelles and Pozières it seems appropriate to re-run a small collection Honest History put together late in 2014 on the physical effects of war on the men and women who fight it. The collection was provoked by Bryan Adams’ book of photographs of British soldiers damaged by the war in Afghanistan and it looked at work on the casualties of earlier wars and the work of the Medical Association for Prevention of War.

The collection contains confronting images. It does not include anything about the direct impact of war on civilians.

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3 August 2016

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