This Week’s War: 2

I must carry out my original intention of going into the accident ward of a hospital to-morrow – to get accustomed to the four B’s of warfare – blood, bones, brains and bowels.

[University Archive D55/27/8]

11 August 1914. Diary entry by Walter Lyon Blease (1884-1963), University of Liverpool Law Faculty; he served with the Red Cross during the First World War. This week’s war: 2.


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