Medicine and Victory: British Military Medicine in the Second World War

Medicine and Victory: British Military Medicine in the Second World War

by Mark Harrison
     
 

Medicine and Victory is the first comprehensive account of British military medicine in the Second World War since the publication of the official history in the early 1950s. Drawing on a wide range of official and non-official sources, the book examines medical work in all the main theatres of the war, from the front line to the base hospital. All aspects of medical… See more details below

Overview

Medicine and Victory is the first comprehensive account of British military medicine in the Second World War since the publication of the official history in the early 1950s. Drawing on a wide range of official and non-official sources, the book examines medical work in all the main theatres of the war, from the front line to the base hospital. All aspects of medical work are covered, including the prevention of disease, and the disposal and treatment of casualties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199268597
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1A medical service for a modern army?8
2Medicine in retreat 1940-194238
3The western desert, 1940-194382
4North Africa, Sicily, and Italy128
5Burma and North-East India185
6Medicine victorious : North-West Europe, 1944-1945232
7Conclusion275

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