U.S. soldiers affected by 'trench foot' and its prevention and cure in Europe during World War II.
Europe Date:1944 Duration:2 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
Medical condition 'trench foot' of U.S. soldiers caused by prolonged exposure of the feet to damp and cold conditions in Europe during World War II. Shows mild cases of trench foot where soldiers manage to walk after speedy recovery. A severe case of trench foot as a soldier walks with swelling and tingling in feet. Tissue section with normal muscle and antrophic muscle with fibrosis. Nerves pressed upon by increased fibrous tissue surroundings. Soldier with problem of trench foot being carried on stretcher into hospital tent. Feet of soldier being examined. Sign reads '30th Evac Receiving'. Shows severe cases of trench foot, its prevention and cure.
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