Today’s show is the story of modern military medicine. It’s burns. It’s amputations. It’s disfigurement. It’s the story of medical staff and wounded in war zones – the horror, the deaths, the exhaustion. It’s a brief history of pain and it’s all for free on Battlecast – the world’s foremost podcast on war and it’s sociopolitical impact.
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365 days by Ronald Glasser
On Killing by Dave Grossman
German soldiers in the Great War: letters and eyewitness accounts by Bernd Ulrich et al.
Americans at war: eyewitness accounts from the American revolution to the 21st century by James Arnold et al.
Bleeding blue and grey by Ira Rutkow
The killing zone by Frederick Downs
Aftermath by Frederick Downs
Civil War medicine : a surgeon’s diary by Robert Hicks
On call in Hell: A doctor’s Iraq war story by Richard Jadick and Thomas Hayden
Combat medic, World War II by John Kerner
Paradise General: riding the surge at a combat hospital in Iraq by Dave Hnida
War surgery 1914-18 by Steven Heys and Thomas Scotland
The reconstruction of warriors : Archibald McIndoe, the Royal Air Force and the Guinea Pig Club by E.R. Mayhew
Medical and surgical care during the American Civil War, 1861–1865 by Robert Reiley available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4790547/
Hiroshima diary : the journal of a Japanese physician, August 6-September 30, 1945 by Michiko Hachiya
This republic of suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust
Emergency war surgery by Borden Institute US Army Medical Department Center and School Health Readiness Center of Excellence Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 5th edition.
War surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A series of cases, 2003-2007 by Shawn Christian Nessen (Editor) et al. Available at: https://www.cs.amedd.army.mil/borden/bookDetail.aspx?ID=0a2c5bb0-6574-4c0c-93d9-cd278271584f&pageTitle=War%20Surgery%20in%20Afghanistan%20and%20Iraq,%20a%20Series%20of%20Cases,%202003-2007
Tactical combat casualty care: Lessons and best practices by United States Army
Practical pathology of gunshot wounds by J. Scott Denton, Adrienne Segovia, and James Filkins in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Volume 130(9), (Sep 2006): pages 1283-1289