Lunchbox Lecture

What happened to the WWII soldier after being evacuated from the battlefield because of wounds or disease?

January 16 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn More + Add to calendar 2019-01-16 12:00:00 PM 2019-01-16 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lunchbox Lecture What happened to the WWII soldier after being evacuated from the battlefield because of wounds or disease?
Location: H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Alexis Laguna presents “WWII Soldiers and Medical Treatment: The Case of Leon Standifer”

What happened to the WWII soldier after being evacuated from the battlefield because of wounds or disease? While serving as an infantry scout in Europe, Leon Standifer was treated for bullet wounds, trench foot, and pneumonia, spending the final months of the war in and out of three hospitals across France and England. How did hospitalization affect Standifer’s war experience?

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