Medics at War

Military Medicine From Colonial Times to the 21st Century

Greenwood, John T.

Book - 2005
Medics at War
Book News
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 (

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.

Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2005
ISBN: 1591143446
Branch Call Number: 355.345 G
Characteristics: ix, 214 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.


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