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Medic : saving lives : from Dunkirk to Afghanistan

Author: John Nichol; Tony Rennell
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Doctors, nurses, medics and stretcher bearers go where the bullets are thickest, through bomb alleys and mine fields, ducking mortars and rockets, wherever someone is injured and the cry for assistance goes up. Their job is the put themselves in the heart of danger to run into battle to rescue the wounded and to risk their own lives as they try to save the dying.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nichol; Tony Rennell
ISBN: 9780141024202 0141024208
OCLC Number: 620267433
Notes: Originally published: Viking, 2009.
Awards: Short-listed for Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2010
Description: xxiv, 422 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Nichol and Tony Rennell.

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Tells the story of those brave men - and, increasingly in this day and age, women - who go to war armed with bandages not bombs, scalpels not swords, and put saving life above taking life. Their job  Read more...

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