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AMPUTATION UNNECESSARY.

Amsterdam, October 18,

Dr Souttar, chief British surgeon at a field hospital in Belgium, states tbat tbe ordinary German bullet may make a wound even worse than the dumdum. It is so constructed tbat as it strikes it turns head over beals, asd the base, which is of soft metal, mushrooms and inflicts an enormous wound, The remarkable thing about modern warefare, he says, is that amputation is hardly ever necessary. It is possible with steel plateƟ and screws to repair almost anything, Dr Souttar gives striking instances of this in the present war. VIEW OF GERMAN SOLDIER,

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AMPUTATION UNNECESSARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 20 October 1914

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AMPUTATION UNNECESSARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 20 October 1914

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