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A Swiss hospital train, World War I: interior view of a converted goods train, used to transport severely wounded prisoners of war. Photograph, 1914/1918.

Date
1914-1918

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Hospital train, Swiss - ambulance car fitted for the conveyance of severely wounded prisoners of war. The Swiss were the first people to utilise ordinary trains for this purpose ... Une d'un wagon des trains suisse utilisé pour le transport des grands - blessé ...

Publication/Creation

1914-1918

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 19.2 x 26.3 cm

Biographical note

The Swiss were allegedly the first to convert and utilise ordinary trains for this purpose

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 581924i

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Language

  • English

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