The First World War saw a huge rise in the number of drastic facial injuries. This led to the development of modern facial reconstructive surgery.
For a force that fights on land, the British Army has benefitted from some surprisingly aquatic assistance.
Florence Nightingale was a legend in her own lifetime and one of the most famous women in British history.
KS1 (Age 5 to 7)
Follow this gallery trail to find out about soldiers' lives during the Crimean War.
KS2 (Age 7 to 11)
Follow this gallery trail to find some amazing objects that have helped soldiers to be superhuman.
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