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By Mark Harrison

Medicine and Victory is the 1st entire account of British army drugs within the moment international battle because the ebook of the authentic background within the early Nineteen Fifties. Drawing on quite a lot of professional and non-official assets, the booklet examines clinical paintings in the entire major theatres of the warfare, from front line to the bottom health facility. All facets of scientific paintings are lined, together with the prevention of sickness, and the disposal and therapy of casualties.

Harrison argues that the clinical prone performed an incredible position within the Allied victory allowing the British military to maintain a better percentage of troops within the box than its competitors. Assuming no earlier wisdom of both scientific or army background, Medicine and Victory offers an obtainable advent to a extremely important, but too frequently missed element of the second one global War.

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