Troops evacuating wounded under fire, Mount Longdon, 1982
Photograph, South Atlantic (Falklands War) (1982).
During the Falklands conflict the British forces showed a high standard of battle first-aid. For example, every wounded man, British and Argentine, who arrived at Surgeon Commander Rick Jolly's dressing station at Ajax Bay survived. It was nicknamed 'The Red and Green Life Machine'.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection