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Medicine and Victory

£19.99

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Medicine and Victory is the first comprehensive account of British military medicine in the Second World War since the publication of the official history in the early 1950s. Drawing on a wide range of official and non-official sources, the book examines medical work in all the main theatres of the war, from the front line to the base hospital. All aspects of medical work are covered, including the prevention of disease, and the disposal and treatment of casualties.Harrison argues that the medical services played a major role in the Allied victory enabling the British Army to keep a higher proportion of troops in the field than its opponents. Assuming no previous knowledge of either medical or military history, Medicine and Victory provides an accessible introduction to a vitally important, yet too often neglected aspect of the Second World War.

Book in good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Printed in 2008.

Item details

Author(s):
Mark Harrison
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.3 x 15.5 x 1.9 cm
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199541213
ISBN-13:
9780199541218
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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Medicine and Victory is the first comprehensive account of British military medicine in the Second World War since the publication of the official history in the early 1950s. Drawing on a wide range of official and non-official sources, the book examines medical work in all the main theatres of the war, from the front line to the base hospital. All aspects of medical work are covered, including the prevention of disease, and the disposal and treatment of casualties.Harrison argues that the medical services played a major role in the Allied victory enabling the British Army to keep a higher proportion of troops in the field than its opponents. Assuming no previous knowledge of either medical or military history, Medicine and Victory provides an accessible introduction to a vitally important, yet too often neglected aspect of the Second World War.

Book in good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Printed in 2008.

Author(s):
Mark Harrison
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.3 x 15.5 x 1.9 cm
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199541213
ISBN-13:
9780199541218
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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