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Medic! : how I fought World War II with morphine, sulfa, and iodine swabs

Author: Robert J Franklin
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A memoir of American, Jewish military doctor fighting on the frontlines and caring for the injured in WWII. It documents the almost unbearable drama of ground gained and lives lost as well as the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Robert J Franklin; Robert J Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Franklin
ISBN: 9780803218833 0803218834
OCLC Number: 253225281
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: xiv, 151 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsForewordAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Invasion of Sicily: July 19432. The Battle of Bloody Ridge: July 28 to 30, 19433. The Invasion of Italy: September 19434. Winter Line: September to November 19435. Anzio to Rome: February to June 19446. The Invasion of Southern France: August 19447. Rambervillers, France, to Aschaffenburg, Germany: September 1944 to March 19458. Aschaffenburg, Germany: April 19459. AfterthoughtsIndex
Responsibility: Robert J. Franklin ; foreword by Flint Whitlock.


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"[T]his account of Franklin's experiences during WWII brings combat to life. . . . His descriptions of horrific casualties and deaths of both Americans and Germans are vivid, and so are the more Read more...

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