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28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler


A Featured Article from Stand To! No 93 by Peter Starling In today's military medical environment interoperability is a regular occurrence. During the Great War a small group of eminent medical men from England and America combined their skills to endeavour to save the life of the son of another eminent physician. Edward Revere Osler was born on 2…

A Time to Die and a Time to Live  by Tom Scotland


A Disaster to Triumph: groundbreaking developments in care of the wounded on the western front 1914-18 by Tom Scotland Helion, £29.95pb 256pp., 90 ills, 8 maps, 25 tables, footnotes, bibliog, index.  ISBN: 978–191–162–874–3  [This review first appeared in Stand To ! No. 116] It appears there are few works on the topic of wartime medicine and …

Ep.240 – Stretcher Bearers on the Western Front - Dr Emily Mayhew


Military medical historian Dr Emily Mayhew talks about the role of stretcher bearers during the Great War 1914-1918 on the Western Front. Stretcher bearers played a major role in extracting and saving wounded men from the battlefield. Emily talks about who they were, what they did and what difference they made. …