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Facial reconstruction of a skull excavated in Jamestown: JAMESTOWN, 1623. Thirteen years after the "starving time," Jamestown was still a place where barely-holding-on counted as success, but with the introduction of tobacco cultivation the colony had its first lifeline. Tobacco sold for a solid profit in England, enticing more settlers to cultivate more fields, requiring more workers to tend the fields, attracting more impoverished young men to bind themselves in labor....

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2. Hardships, Settlement, American Beginnings

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Wounded soldier from WWI with prosthetic face made from tin http://www.gilliesarchives.org.uk/pcofweek.htm

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Willie Vicarage, suffering facial wounds in the Battle of Jutland 1916 Naval Battle was one of the first men to receive facial reconstruction using plastic surgery. Doctor Harold Gillies created the "tubed pedicle" technique that used a flap of skin from the chest or forehead and swung it into place over the face. The flap remained attached but was stitched into a tube, keeping the original blood supply intact and dramatically reducing the infection rate.

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20 Gnarly Old School War Wounds

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Wounded soldier from WWI

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Picture of The Week

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Four views of facial reconstruction after a war wound, July 1916. http://www.superstock.com/stock-photos-images/1895-38205

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WWI tin mask for veterans with facial injuries http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lt531pb3Rr1qjv2o3o2_500.jpg

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Mustard gas victim - WWI

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Graphic Image - WWI Trench warfare exposed soldiers to a vast increase in head and facial injuries, leading to tremendous advancements in plastic surgery and facial reconstruction. However, not all surgeries were successful http://www.uterinefury.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1163302998

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Graphic Image - WWI Trench warfare exposed soldiers to a vast increase in head and facial injuries, leading to tremendous advancements in plastic surgery and facial reconstruction. However, not all surgeries were successful http://www.uterinefury.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1163302998

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of first person to undergo plastic surgery released

First World War soldier who became the first person to undergo plastic surgery http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/2636507/Pictures-of-first-person-to-undergo-plastic-surgery-released.html

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