With sniper fire still passing overhead, medic James E. Callahan of Pittsfield, Mass., treats a U.S. infantryman who suffered a head wound when a Viet Cong bullet pierced his helmet during a three-hour battle in war zone D, about 50 miles northeast of Saigon, June 17, 1967. Thirty-one men of the 1st Infantry Division were reported killed in the guerrilla ambush, with more than 100 wounded. (Follow link for story)
A Libyan revolutionary fighter runs for cover while attacking pro-Gadhafi forces in Sirte, Libya, Oct. 2011 (Manu Brabo/AP) Photographer Manu Brabo. AP Photographer and 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography Manu Brabo. Manu Brabo was born in Spain in 1981.
A priest snatched by the Maute group is still alive after the government refused to exchange “hostages” with the pro-Islamic State terrorists, the military said Monday. Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera, spokesperson of the Joint Task Force Marawi, said civilians rescued from the war zone reported seeing...
Excellent article on medicine in the war zone, artifacts in the UK Science museum - including Colt's stretcher for narrow trenches, United Kingdom, 1915-1918. Doctors and surgeons facedd extraordinary challenges helping the wounded, had to organize, invent, strategize. http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/themes/war/warzone.aspx