Tuesday, November 25, 2008

in war, truth is the first casualty ... today's guardian ran some extracts from the war diary of david cotterrell

Bloody reality ... last year, the artist David Cotterrell went to Afghanistan to observe the work of military medical staff at the main field hospital at Camp Bastion. His diary and photographs, now on show at the Wellcome Institute in London, are a harrowing reminder of the cost of war

... well worth reading, if only for the last paragraph