getting into finals week now. don’t expect a lot of activity.
@USArmy Medic Thomas Cole looks up with his one unbandaged eye as he continues to treat wounded S.Sgt. Harrison Pell during a firefight, January 30, 1966. The men belonged to the 1st Cavalry Division, which was engaged in a battle at An Thi against combined Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces. #VietnamWar
Photographer Henri Huet’s coverage of An Thi received the Robert Capa Gold Medal from the Overseas Press Club. Henri Huet/AP Photo
Classic image of the first kidney transplant, performed in December of 1954 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (then the Peter Brent Brigham) in Boston by a surgical team led by Doctor Joseph E. Murray. This surgery demonstrated that human organs could be successfully transplanted if the patient and donor were identical twins, paving the way for further research into type matching and transplantation surgery.
A black-and-white negative of a color image, depicting the scene on Hill 484 a few moments after Larry Burrows shot the picture that would become known as Reaching Out.
A wounded German POW taken at the Battle of Stalingrad, January 1943 (source)
Manfred von Richthofen, July 1917
Soviet medic bandaging the head of a wounded Red Army soldier.
A Filipino woman, who was wounded by Japanese soldiers, being treated in a Manila hospital, 1945