'Faces of War' Article

Posted on centenarynews.com on 15 November 2011
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In this article published in Smithsonian Magazine, Caroline Alexander charts the story of the attempt by pioneering surgeons - with the collaboration of artists - to reconstruct soldiers' faces that had been deformed during WW1. Some of these surgeons created techniques that have evolved into the plastic surgery we know today.

To read Caroline Alexander's article click here.

Images courtesy Smithsonian Magazine

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