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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'.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1988-09-13-15

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1988-09-13-15