WWI Amputee Fitted with a Shovel Belt

2019-07-27T19:06:18+01:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: GALLERY, HISTORY, PHOTOGRAPHY|Tags: |

Some 8.5 million French were mobilized to fight in World War I. Following the conflict, the wounded were mobilized to work. Amputees like this man fitted with a shovel belt were trained to compensate for their lost limbs.