War Surgeons

War Surgeons

War surgeons have long faced saving lives in the most difficult circumstances. This series follows the evolution of their work from ancient times to the present day battlefield.
3 Episodes
War Surgeons - Ancient War Surgeons

Ancient War Surgeons

Trace the origins of medicine from the first known doctors in Egypt - to the wartime practices of Roman army surgeons and beyond.
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War Surgeons - World War Surgeons

World War Surgeons

At the start of the twentieth century wartime surgeons learn the horrors of operating in the trenches of World War I, while bombs make it hard to find safe zones for hospitals during the Spanish Civil War.
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War Surgeons - Modern War Surgeons

Modern War Surgeons

Today, surgeons on the battlefield must adjust to treating new and complex wounds - as well as the civilians who often fall victim to the perils of war in modern times.
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