U.S. Navy doctors operate a wounded soldier's leg and arm in Okinawa, Japan during World War II.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945, April Duration:2 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States Navy doctors perform an operation in Okinawa, Japan during World War II. Dr. Roy Schubert performs an operation on the leg of a man with a wound caused by bomb fragment. Lieutenant Walker Mersheimar assists doctor Schubert. A gauge shows a reading. Damage caused to muscles and tissue. Doctor cuts away flesh. Damaged flesh and tissue. Doctors operate the arm of the same patient. Arm being held together by two sections of skin and flesh. Doctor uses surgical instruments on the arm of the patient. Doctor cuts away flesh and tissue. Bloodstained instruments. Doctor cuts around a piece of bone and then pulls the piece of bone out. Doctor places instruments in special drawers.
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