DUCCIO VANNI1, PAOLO VANNI2, SIMONE VANNI3
1Assistant Professor of History of Medicine at Università di Firenze (Florence University) - 2Professor Emeritus of Università di Firenze (Florence University), 338 2221331 - 3Director of Emergency Department at Empoli’s Hospital (Empoli - Firenze)
After a brief description of the great war the authors deal with medical assistance, military health activities and the Red Cross. The tragic aspects of a vast medical assistance, yet always insufficient compared to the magnitude of the tragedy, are described.
Battles of the Isonzo, Military Healthcar, Italian Red Cross, Diseases of war, causes of death