Training for the Trenches

Training for the Trenches

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"[...]they should be free from corns. This is not so easy to accomplish. Paring with a knife helps, but if they get too bad the doctor or the chiropodist should be consulted. Another frequent source of trouble is neglected toe nails. The best way is to cut them straight across, not too far down, but so as to keep them from tearing the sock or cramping the foot in the boot. Blisters sometimes arise on the feet. They should be treated at once, mainly by removing the cause-which may be in the boot itself or the sock-and then by bathing them in a solution of boric acid. If the socks are kept oiled, or even if small pieces of soap are put into the boots, this condition will, in large measure, be avoided. I have seen many a pitiful case of men trailing along the road well in rear of their company, limping and hobbling as best they could, all due to the fact that they had not paid the attention to their feet that they must if the feet are to do the work for which the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.05mm | 127.01g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507566859
  • 9781507566855

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