Clifford Brice - Stretcher-bearing

Running time
55 sec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


Clifford Brice:
Well, I used to have to go out to pick the wounded up. I was a stretcher bearer, and if there was a wounded man out there, I'd have to go out and try and get him back to our lines again.

There was certain amount of danger attached to it, there's no doubt about that. Similarly, I had to get them back and keep them alive. And that was all there was to it.

The doctors used to tell us we'd lose patient after patient, and they used to say then "We're right out of our depth".

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