Model 1910 first-aid pouch designed to be worn on the soldier's utility belt.
Modern Medicine and the Great War
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 1/2/2018
World War I provided a testing ground for the application of new medical technologies and procedures and, in some cases, accelerated their general acceptance or development in a much wider context. Simultaneously, wartime medical practice reflected the larger concerns and prejudices of early 20th century America as the country coped with the ever-changing complexities of modern industrial society.