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The Resource Battlefield angels : saving lives under enemy fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan, Scott McGaugh

Battlefield angels : saving lives under enemy fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan, Scott McGaugh

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Battlefield angels : saving lives under enemy fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan
Title
Battlefield angels
Title remainder
saving lives under enemy fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Scott McGaugh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Battlefield Angels captures the in-the-trenches moments during which medics and corpsmen fought to save the lives of their comrades. Readers will learn the fascinating history of battlefield medicine and how it has benefited both military and civilian medical practice throughout American history."--P. [2] of dust jacket
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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McGaugh, Scott
Dewey number
355.3/450973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UH223
LC item number
.M34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Medicine, Military
  • War
  • United States
Label
Battlefield angels : saving lives under enemy fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan, Scott McGaugh
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-258) and index
Contents
Foreword / Harold M. Koenig -- Preface -- 1. Perils of independence: Revolutionary War -- 2. Battlefield evacuation: Civil War -- 3. Mechanized war: World War I -- 4. Fighting infection. World War II: the Pacific -- 5. Defeating disease. World War II: Tarawa -- 6. Mobile combat care. World War II: Europe -- 7. Overcoming shock. World War II: Peleliu -- 8. Battle burns. World War II: Iwo Jima -- 9. Medical care behind bars. World War II: Philippines -- 10. Medicine on the fly: Korean War -- 11. Helos and hospitals: Vietnam War -- 12. Mass casualties: Vietnam War -- 13. Battlefield ER: Iraq -- 14. Invisible scars: Afghanistan and Iraq -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn676726644
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781849085151
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011283746
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)676726644
Label
Battlefield angels : saving lives under enemy fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan, Scott McGaugh
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-258) and index
Contents
Foreword / Harold M. Koenig -- Preface -- 1. Perils of independence: Revolutionary War -- 2. Battlefield evacuation: Civil War -- 3. Mechanized war: World War I -- 4. Fighting infection. World War II: the Pacific -- 5. Defeating disease. World War II: Tarawa -- 6. Mobile combat care. World War II: Europe -- 7. Overcoming shock. World War II: Peleliu -- 8. Battle burns. World War II: Iwo Jima -- 9. Medical care behind bars. World War II: Philippines -- 10. Medicine on the fly: Korean War -- 11. Helos and hospitals: Vietnam War -- 12. Mass casualties: Vietnam War -- 13. Battlefield ER: Iraq -- 14. Invisible scars: Afghanistan and Iraq -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn676726644
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781849085151
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011283746
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)676726644

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