Ninety nine years after the end of the First World War, curator Stewart Emmens looks at medical care both near the battlefield and at home.
The bravery of stretcher bearers at Passchendaele
You can now watch Christopher Nolan’s latest block-buster ‘Dunkirk’ at the Science Museum IMAX Theatre. After the film you can explore the stories behind the innovative aircraft that saved countless lives and turned the tide of the war in our Flight Gallery.
The medical legacy of the Passchendaele offensive
Sue Freeth, CEO of Combat Stress reflects on the psychological impact of WWI and draws parallels with treatment provided to soldiers today.
Blind Veterans UK archivist, Rob Baker, describes the significance of the Braille watch
Today’s engineers will need lateral thinking of the kind used by the great wartime inventor Sir Barnes Wallis if they are to respond effectively to challenges such as climate change, according to a Cambridge lecturer.