Medics at War
Greenwood (US Army Medical Command) and Vietnam veteran Berry present a thoroughly researched history of US military medicine, beginning with the creation of a "Hospital for the Army" in 1775, up through military medical practices of 2003. The book is organized chronologically, and addresses topics such as the organization & administration in different branches of the armed forces, injuries & illnesses specific to different campaigns, notable individuals, development of treatments, and women as providers of military medicine. The text is well illustrated with photographs and drawings. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Blackwell North Amer
Medics at War features the dedication and heroism of military medical personnel from Colonial times to the 21st century. Meet the medics who save lives and care for those in harm's way. The authoritative text is complemented by more than 200 photos.
military medicine from colonial times to the 21st century
Civil War, 1861-65
From Civil War to World War, 1865-1917
World War I, 1917-18
Prewar buildup and World War II in Europe, 1919-45
World War II
the war against Japan, 1941-45
Postwar and Korean War era, 1945-53
Cold War and Vietnam War, 1954-75
Post-Vietnam to end of 20th century, 1975-2000
Homeland security and recent combat opeations, 2001-05
Global activities and looking ahead
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