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dressing station Line breaks: dress|ing sta|tion

Definition of dressing station in English:


A place for giving emergency treatment to troops injured in battle: the family received a letter from Joe written in a field dressing station
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  • Every German infantry division had two medical companies, each of which provided one field hospital, two main dressing stations, and two casualty clearing stations to receive wounded from medical units in the field.
  • Campbell was in France at the outbreak of the war and had immediately volunteered for nursing duties in the field dressing stations near the front line.
  • Staff from the National Army Museum will portray the medical unit of an advance dressing station during the battle of Loos in 1915.
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