This image from the Otis Historical Archives at the National Museum of Health and Medicine shows patients in an emergency hospital set up during the 1918 influenza epidemic at Camp Funston, Kansas. Were such an image taken today, it could not be published
This image from the National Archives and Records Administration depicts a wounded soldier during Korean War. Without such images the war wounded would be little more than statistics to most Americans. Public domain photo by Pfc. Charles Fabiszak
This image published in The Statesman in 1943 shows dead and dying children on a Calcutta street during the Bengal famine. Who can understand the suffering of others without seeing it? Public domain photo
During the First World War newspapers all over the country routinely ran the names of the killed, wounded and missing, such as in this Texas Honor Roll column that appeared in the Liberty Vindicator of Nov. 15, 1918.
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