The power of plastic surgery: Dramatic photographs reveal first-ever facial reconstructions of British soldiers’ horrifically injured during WWI

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The power of plastic surgery: Dramatic photographs reveal first-ever facial reconstructions of British soldiers’ horrifically injured during WWI

They found themselves embroiled in a horrific bloodbath as they fought in the trenches during World War I.

Now new photographs have emerged that reveal the horrific facial injuries sustained during battle by brave soldiers – and their astonishing transformations following plastic surgery.

The incredible black and white images have been released in a new book charting the early development of facial reconstruction.

 


Original source of this content: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4920628/WWI-soldiers-facial-injuries-transformed-surgery.html