The Human Machinery of War

The Human Machinery of War: Disability on the Front Lines and the Factory Floor, 1941-1945
Battlefield Medicine
Photograph: New Guinea Natives Carrying a Wounded Soldiers to an American Wound-Dressing Station
Official Australian Commonwealth photo, 1943,
"Natives aid Allied drive in New Guinea jungles. Without the aid of the New Guinea natives, many a wounded Allied soldier might have died in the trackless jungles. Native carriers 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels' are shown bringing wounded troops into an advanced American dressing station in the Buna area."
U.S. Army Signal Corps, between 1942 and 1945,
" Medical officer, Captain John Branson, of Concord, New Hampshire, giving attention to wounded American soldiers."
Photograph: Medical Officer Tending to Wounded Soldiers on Stretchers
Photograph: Wounded Soldier Receives Blood Plasma and Medical Attention
Office of War Information, between 1942 and 1945,
"Administering blood plasma to a wounded soldier at the portable hospital in New Guinea. Clayton Mitchell of Wyandotte, Michigan, and Major William Garlick of Baltimore, Maryland, are administering."

Office of War Information, 1942 and 1945,
"An operation on wounded American soldier is performed by Major George Marks. The soldier has been wounded in the arms and shoulders by shrapnel from a Jap mortar as he was storming a pillbox in New Guinea."

Photograph: Operation on a Wounded Soldier in New Guinea
Photograph: Underground Surgery Room with the Entrance Lined with Sandbags
U. S. Army Signal Corps, 1943,
"In an underground surgery room, behind the front lines on Bougainville, an American Army doctor operates on a U.S. soldier wounded by a Japanese sniper."

U.S. Army Signal Corps, between 1942 and 1945,
"Unloading wounded soldier from an assault boat. Soldiers wounded at the front are moved to the hospital in this manner. New Guinea."

Photograph: Wounded Soldier on Stretcher being Unloaded from an Assault Boat
Photograph: New Guinea Natives Carrying a Wounded Soldiers to an American Wound-Dressing Station Photograph: Medical Officer Tending to Wounded Soldiers on Stretchers Photograph: Wounded Soldier Receives Blood Plasma and Medical Attention Photograph: Operation on a Wounded Soldier in New Guinea Photograph: Underground Surgery Room with the Entrance Lined with Sandbags Photograph: Wounded Soldier on Stretcher being Unloaded from an Assault Boat