War surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe and his ‘Guinea Pigs’ honoured

Second world war physician invent new surgical techniques to rebuild faces left unrecognisable by burns from combat The design for a unique memorial honouring the pioneering plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe, the hundreds of second world war air crew whom he rescued from despair, and the town of East Grinstead that was a crucial part of their rehabilitation, will be unveiled in the town on Friday. The project has been acutely personal for its sculptor, Martin Jennings.

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War surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe and his ‘Guinea Pigs’ honoured