Healers in World War II: An Oral History of the American Medical Corps Patricia W. Sewell

ISBN: 9780786409334

Published: July 1st 2001

Hardcover

288 pages


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Healers in World War II: An Oral History of the American Medical Corps  by  Patricia W. Sewell

Healers in World War II: An Oral History of the American Medical Corps by Patricia W. Sewell
July 1st 2001 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 288 pages | ISBN: 9780786409334 | 4.77 Mb

Dr. Logan W. Hovis parachuted onto Corregidor with the 503rd Regimental Combat Team. Dr. Jeremiah Henry Holleman served with the 89th Division all the way into Germany, liberating a concentration camp. Nurse Mary A. Breeding, five feet tall, 100MoreDr. Logan W. Hovis parachuted onto Corregidor with the 503rd Regimental Combat Team.

Dr. Jeremiah Henry Holleman served with the 89th Division all the way into Germany, liberating a concentration camp. Nurse Mary A. Breeding, five feet tall, 100 pounds, served with the 174th General Hospital in France. Dr. Vincent Stephen Conti was awarded a Bronze Star for fighting typhus in Naples, Italy. These accounts and 31 others covering the heroics of 44 individuals working in the Medical Corps are gathered here by editor Patricia W.

Sewell. Firsthand accounts are given by doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, front-line medics, Navy corpsmen, medical personnel who served on air evacuation teams and hospital ships, and others who functioned in many different capacities. Autobiographies, interviews, letters and cassette tapes helped compose most of these narratives.



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