Infantry Combat Medics in Europe, 1944-45 (Palgrave Pivot) by T. Shilcutt

By T. Shilcutt

Medics realized fast to disregard status working methods which will store lives yet tensions inside infantry devices created a paradoxical tradition of isolation and popularity. This groundbreaking paintings examines education and wrestle reviews of squaddies operating in Battalion reduction Stations and people who went as reduction males to the road businesses.

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62 An extended cease-fire provided the Americans the opportunity to relieve their weary countrymen, and rookie company aid man Richard Lease moved up with his platoon taking over an established outpost. 1057/9781137347695 Baptism of Fire 43 Once settled, Lease’s platoon sergeant reconnoitered the area to check positions. But evidently he had not warned his own men, and one of them mistook him for a German and shot him. Lease responded and ably attended the sergeant; he had accompanied riflemen on the practice ranges during training and had treated similar injuries.

UAR, “Camp Barkeley, 1942–1945,” “Camp Robinson, 1943,” “Camp Grant, 1942–1943,” “Camp Lee/ Pickett, 1942–1943,” and “Camp Ellis, Illinois, 1944,” RG 112, NARA. 29 MTP 8–1 (June 1944); Report of the General Board, United States Forces, European Theater: Training Status of Medical Units and Medical Department Personnel upon Arrival in the ETO “Medical Section Study Number 88” (HQ U. S. Forces, 1945), “urgent” p. 4 and pp. 1–8, MHI. 30 Report of the General Board, “Study Number 88,” “majority” p.

18–23; Greenfield, Palmer and Wiley, Organization, pp. 199–203; “Report of the Medical Statistics Division for the Fiscal Year Ending 30 June, 1944,” SGO Annual Reports, Box 13, RG 112, NARA. Questionnaire, T. William Bossidy (1 July 2001). UAR, “Camp Barkeley 1942–1945,” “Camp Robinson 1943,” “Camp Grant 1942–1943” and “Camp Lee/Pickett 1942–1943,” RG 112, NARA; Taylor, Mullins, and Parks, Medical Training, pp. 174–197, 264; R. L. 1057/9781137347695 26 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Infantry Combat Medics in Europe, 1944–45 Combat Medic Memoirs: Personal World War II Writings and Pictures (Clemson, SC: Rennas Productions); R.

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