Makula Gau's feet being thawed out in warm water.
Note the purple mottling of the frostbitten toes.
The black plastic film in the bottom of the bath is
a thermometer and the Xes on his feet are to mark the
"pedal" pulse points, so that his circulation can be
checked periodically. He is still at Camp II.
Photo: Frank Fischbeck, using Ken Kamler's camera
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