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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.

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1914-1918

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1914-1918

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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

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Hospital train, Swiss - a transformed goods train - for the transport of badly wounded prisoners of war ... Swiss goods trains transformed into hospital trains for the transport of badly wounded interneol [?] prisoners of war

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 581923i

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