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Field surgery; wounded soldiers

Film | Accession Number: 2001.355.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3169 | Film ID: 2489
Image

CU wounded Soviet soldier lying on a cart and a woman's hand with a handkerchief waving flies away. CU doctor examining the wounded man, cutting the pant leg away with scissors, then inspecting his mouth, nose. CU of a woman sitting by a fire, boiling water to sterilize surgical instruments. CU of the doctor performing an operation, perhaps removing a bullet. VS of the operation, which takes place in an open area with trees. A nurse assisting the doctor. CU of a nurse putting a bandage on a soldier's leg as a makeshift cast, perhaps with a board acting as a large splint. VS wounded soldier being put on a makeshift operating table made of hay covered with a white sheet.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:01:55
Locale
Ukraine
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Central State Film, Photo & Sound Archives
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:49
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