The Wittgenstein Archive of Francis Skinner
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On 3 and 4 October 1941, bombers attacked Oakington RAF Wellington base; victims were rushed to Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge. The admission of an osteomyelitis case, left in a corridor, was no priority. When attended to, he was dying: Wittgenstein’s principal amanuensis and closest friend — Francis Skinner — died on 11 October 1941.
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