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Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

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station in an ambulance. This time reclining on a stretcher. These cars (Fords) ride splendidly when one stretches out at full length in this fashon. It was nearly 12 when we reached Paris. We had a very difficult time finding a taxi. It is very provoking. Many of the cabs won't take you any long distance at night & some won't take you at all. As it was we had to take one up to Porte Maillot & then another out to our house. We were very much worn out when we got here. Sept 6 15 A day of recuperation. Regular dressing taking all day. Wrote at night & early to bed. Read Drennens article in AMA on military surgery. He gave us reprints when we were out to see him at Juilly. Sept 7 '15 Did dressings very rapidly carrying out new orders to have all finished by lunch time. Of course there were 4 to 5 nurses & orderlies assisting & this made it quite possible. I am afraid I will be quite spoiled, quite unfit to do dressings alone or even assisted by one nurse. My most extravagant imagination has never painted the picture of my insignificant self having so many people under my