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War Surgery and Medicine



As regards clothing, shorts were of no use in the jungle and shirts required long sleeves, while as far as possible tight-fitting belts had to be avoided. The drying of clothes proved difficult at times. From the point of view of skin troubles of the feet, good leather boots and woollen socks proved the best, but free use of foot powder and talc powder was essential.