The horror of the trenches, infantrymen trapped behind mounds of earth just like their enemies, shells falling from the sky…. Newly qualified surgeon Louis-Charles Bouteloup enters the nightmare of the trenches at the height of the First World War. He heads up Ambulance 13, a horse-drawn vehicle tasked with healing wounded soldiers. However, orders sometimes have to be disobeyed in order to save lives. Thus begins a human adventure that takes place during the nightmare of war, both on and off the battlefield. With Ambulance 13, Patrick Cothias, Patrice Ordas and Mounier depict one of the darkest hours of twentieth-century history. Very well-documented and resolutely accurate, this historical series will not disappoint!