Latest War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003-2007 Stories
By Donald G. McNeil Jr. The pictures show shredded limbs, burned faces, profusely bleeding wounds. The subjects are mostly American GIs, but they include Iraqis and Afghans, some of them young children.
Word of the Day
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.