Red Cross Work on Mutilés, at Paris (1918)

Alison Marcotte, Alex Villanueva



World War I, Plastic Surgery, Medicine, Art History, Film

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Archival Sources

"Red Cross Work on Mutiles, At Paris," 1918 [Master], US Army / Allied Expeditionary Force, B&W, Silent, 16mm film, M 0010. OHA 252: NMHM Audiovisual Collection, Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine.

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