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Dust off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietham
     

Dust off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietham

by Peter Dorland, James S. Nanney, Center of Military History (U.S. Army) (Produced by)
 


This book also shows the effect that the helicopter had on traditional Army procedures dating back to the Civil War.  It should interest anyone concerned with Army medical history, the Vietnam War, or the problem of administering medical care in war or in times of civilian disasters.  The widespread use of the helicopter for medical evacuation in

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This book also shows the effect that the helicopter had on traditional Army procedures dating back to the Civil War.  It should interest anyone concerned with Army medical history, the Vietnam War, or the problem of administering medical care in war or in times of civilian disasters.  The widespread use of the helicopter for medical evacuation in America since the Vietnam War testifies to the broader issues raised by this study, and the relevance of Army history to the civilian community.


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Vietnam War resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/us-military-history/battles-wars/vietnam-war

Other products produced by the U.S. Army, Center of MIlitary History can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/1061
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780160754784
Publisher:
United States Dept. of Defense
Publication date:
05/31/2006
Series:
Center of Military History Publication
Edition description:
Facsimile
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

The Authors

Peter G. Dorland received a bachelor's degree in biology from Amherst College. From April 1971 to April 1972 he served in Vietnam as an Army lieutenant flying helicopter ambulance missions for "Eagle Dust Off" of the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile). From 1974 to 1977 he worked on this manuscript at Fort Detrick, Maryland, for the Army Medical Department. He then returned to flying duties, and is currently commanding, as a major, the 247th Medical Detachment at Fort Irwin, California.

James S. Nanney received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Vanderbilt University. His fields were American diplomatic history and Russian history. From 1974 to 1980 he worked as a research associate for the George C. Marshall Research Foundation, helping Dr. Forrest C. Pogue examine the postwar career of General Marshall as Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense. In 1977-78, he took a year's leave of absence from the Foundation to teach Russian and recent U.S. history at Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky. Since November 1980 he has been a member of the staff of the Center of Military History. He is currently working on the updating of American Military History, by Dr. Maurice Matloff, et al.

(from the 1982 printing online edition)

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