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The medics' war

Author: Albert E Cowdrey; Center of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1987.
Series: United States Army in the Korean War (Center of Military History), 4th v.; CMH pub, 20-5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of the Army Medical Service during the Korean War that emphasizes events in Korea itself with discussion of the chain of evacuation to the zone of interior, new medical uses of the helicopter, and the development of the mobile army surgical hospital (MASH).
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowdrey, Albert E.
Medics' war.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1987
(OCoLC)605346510
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert E Cowdrey; Center of Military History.
OCLC Number: 14378361
Notes: Shipping list no.: 87-577-P.
Description: xviii, 391 pages, [3] folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Between the wars --
Japan and Korea after V-J Day --
The Medical Service in the attack --
Behind the lines --
Field and bunker --
Static warfare --
Medical support behind a stable front --
Definitive care --
Victims of war --The end of the fighting.
Series Title: United States Army in the Korean War (Center of Military History), 4th v.; CMH pub, 20-5.
Responsibility: by Albert E. Cowdrey.

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A comprehensive history of the Army Medical Service during the Korean War that emphasizes events in Korea itself with discussion of the chain of evacuation to the zone of interior, new medical uses of the helicopter, and the development of the mobile army surgical hospital (MASH).

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