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After the Armistice: Prosthetics and and Poverty

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Dr Martin Purdy will be talking about the return of wounded soldiers following the armistice at the end of the first world war and the development of prosthetics in the treatment and support of amputees. He will also cover how the wounds affected a soldiers' ability to find work after the war and the large amount of post war poverty among soldiers …