Reconstructive, or plastic surgery being performed on returning wounded soldier Harold A. Land by surgeon who is putting skin taken from soldier's thigh over area where flap of skin from the soldier's abdomen was removed to be used to patch gaping woundselsewhere on Land's body.


  • Date: 1946
  • Location: US
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Operating Scenes, Harold A. Land, Wars, Us, Wwii, American, Wounded, Medicine, Military, Plastic Surgery, Casualties, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Herbert Gehr
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1264905
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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