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War has had transformative effects on the medical responses to disability.
In #WWI, disabled soldiers were provided with physical rehabilitation using equipment like those depicted in this 1918 painting by Sarah Horton of Q block of the Bath War Hospital.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them. #RemembranceSunday #LestWeForget http://bit.ly/TOLRemembers
Healey’s brewery, Watford, was founded in 1851 but later overtaken by Benskin at the turn of the century. This photograph shows its staff in the late 19th century – some fantastic characters! #photography #pubs #beer
On Remembrance Sunday we remember Don McLeod, the former @CelticFC, @Boro and @ScotlandNT footballer, who lost his life after succumbing to horrific wounds in October 1917.
(H. Greenmon Collection).
During the Blitz 1000s of Londoners took refuge from the bombing on Underground stations across the capital. In this blog we take a look at how the London Underground was transformed into a mass public shelter during the Second World War https://bit.ly/2JWcqGS #LondonUnderground
(1/13) A THREAD for #RemembranceSunday2019👇In preparation for my book on the history of plastic surgery, I’m immersing myself in diaries, letters, & literature from WWI to get a sense of what it was like to live and die in the blood-soaked trenches on the Western Front.
This WW2 soldier was created as part of a collaborative project between #HMPInverness, @fifecollege & us. He is made of papier-mâché & covered in photocopies of documents from our collections. Come along to HARC to read the story of his creation. #LestWeForget #explorearchives
The Lock Up: 13-year-old Bridget from Falcarragh, raped, starved, beaten https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/the-lock-up-13-year-old-bridget-from-falcarragh-raped-starved-beaten-1.3087940
Mauberge 12th November, 1918. News of the Armistice abounds. We will remember them. © Hulton Archive / Getty Images #Ancestry #RemembranceDay #LestWeForget
95 years ago today, #Chicago gang leader and florist Dean O'Banion takes a break from cutting down chrysanthemums in his flower shop and gets cut down himself in a "handshake" murder.