Wounded GIs in Afghanistan More Seriously Injured Than in Iraq

10/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • David Wood Politics Daily

They are the invisible casualties of this war, the 2,194 Americans who have been badly wounded in battle here. More are coming.

Stunned, torn and bleeding, they are extracted from dusty battlefields in wild, shouting chaos, and because they are so quickly rushed into the hands of trauma nurses and surgeons, more of them survive than in past wars.

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