‘Losing Sight of the Glory – Six Centuries of Combat Surgery’

Michael Crumplin is a retired surgeon and an historian, curator, archivist, trustee – also author, lecturer and researcher, concentrating on the interaction of war and medicine – principally the Napoleonic and Crimean wars.

His talk will cover the developments in battlefield medicine from the time of Agincourt right up to the wonderful life saving techniques being applied in such areas of conflict as Afghanistan.