Stretcher bearers


And of course, at least a post among the ones published this week about soldiers at work had to show you these essential non-combatant personel: medics and stretcher bearers.

These ones often were members of military bands or pacifists, but they suffered very heavy casualties during the war. This picture, taken from the Italian book La Guerra delle Nazioni (6th volume), shows some of them in action on the Yser front.

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