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Daily LIFT #323


Comrade Bethune, poster, Song Ren, People's Republic of China,1973 -- Daily LIFT #323


Bethune shown operating under fire in China, 1939. He was working at a mobile hospital unit of the Chinese Communist forces defending against Japanese attacks.


On November 12, 1939 Bethune died as a result of blood poisoning due to a cut he received while operating on a wounded soldier.


In China he is regarded as one of the great heroes of the revolution.