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A Surgeon With Stilwell : Dr. John H. Grindlay and Combat Medicine in the China-Burma-India theater of World War II

Author: Alan K Lathrop
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Surgeon John H. Grindlay served in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II in 1941-1944. Drawing on his war diary and letters, this book sheds new light on the conduct of battlefield medicine in the tropics and provides perspective on such personalities as General Joseph W. Stilwell, Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave, and Chiang Kai-shek."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John H Grindlay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan K Lathrop
ISBN: 9781476673509 1476673500
OCLC Number: 1013179034
Description: viii, 251 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Aid for China --
AMMISCA goes to China --
Grindlay goes to China --
AMMISCA settles in --
War begins for AMMISCA --
Enter Stilwell and goodbye to China --
Joining Seagrave in Burma --
Stilwell's escape from Burma: preparing for the walkout --
The walkout --
Hambleton's story (continued) --
The British, Chinese and civilian exodus --
Ramgarh: the beginnings --
Days and nights at Ramgarh, 1942-1943 --
Winding down at Ramgarh --
Back to Burma and home.
Responsibility: Alan K. Lathrop.

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Tells the story of a US Army surgeon who served in India and Burma from 1941 to 1944. The book draws heavily on Grindlay's unpublished diary which he kept during his entire time in the CBI. It sheds  Read more...

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