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Navy medicine in Vietnam : Passage to Freedom to the fall of Saigon

Author: Jan K Herman; Naval History & Heritage Command (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, DC : Naval History & Heritage Command, Dept. of the Navy : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2010.
Series: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herman, Jan K.
Navy medicine in Vietnam
(OCoLC)813130687
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan K Herman; Naval History & Heritage Command (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780945274629 0945274629 9780160841767 0160841763
OCLC Number: 458583716
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2010-0174-P.
Description: 50 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Station Hospital Saigon --
Hearts and minds --
The medical battalions --
Naval Support Activity Hospital, Danang --
Mercy ships --
"When you lose your corpsman" --
Medevac --
Epilogue --
Sidebars. Eyewitness to a coup ; "Torpedo in the water!" ; Resuscitation of the nearly dead ; Dr. Dinsmore's souvenir ; Frozen blood on trial ; A Navy nurse's recollections ; Field Medical Service School ; Medal of Honor ; Prisoners of war.
Series Title: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War.
Other Titles: Passage to Freedom to the fall of Saigon
Responsibility: Jan K. Herman.

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by alaskanlibrarian (WorldCat user published 2012-09-07) Good Permalink

This 50 page book documents the US Navy’s medical experience during its time in Vietnam from the somewhat quiet beginnings in 1954 to the mad evacuation of Saigon in 1975. Medical environments from the fox hole to major hospitals...
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