Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Unique WWI Photos from the National Museum of Health & Medicine

A French Double Amputee Re-learns How to Write

U.S. Army Field Dental Station

Amputee Learning Gardening As Part of His Therapy

U.S. Troops at a German De-lousing Center (Probably During Occupation Duty)

Nurses Mess Hall at an American Base Hospital

A Volunteer Gives Water to a Wounded Doughboy

An Ambulance That Had an Accident on a Nighttime Run

Trolley for Moving Casualties Through a Trench

Concert for the Patients and Staff at U.S. Base Hospital #1

An Unfortunate Soldier Who Has Lost Both Feet


  1. Powerful and evocative photos -- thanks for sharing.

  2. Agreeing with Connie R.
    Johnny got his gun.

  3. Google "AMEDD WWI Photos" for more good photos.