Medicine: The Man Who Makes Faces

As it did to most Britons, war brought a drastic change to Sir Archibald McIndoe (rhymes with lackin' dough). He gave up his rich Harley Street practice to head the R.A.F.'s plastic surgery program.

As the Battle of Britain raged, some 4,500 airmen were pulled out of their wrecked and flaming planes. Of the 600 cases that Sir Archibald took care of, 200 needed total reconstruction jobs on their faces and hands. His wartime hospital has developed into the finest plastic surgery center in Europe.

This week Britain's leading plastic surgeon begins a three-month lecture...

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