Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, Inc., 1989. Reprint Edition. 427, wraps, bibliography, index, some soiling to fore-edge, entire book is wavy This is still the best work on the U.S. entry into and conduct of the Spanish-American War. There are many references to casualties, disease, and yellow fever. Reprint of the 1931 edition originally published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2000. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 228 pages. Endpaper maps. Illustrations. Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Signed by both authors on the title page. Evelyn M. Monahan, a retired psychologist, served in the Women’s Army Corps from 1961 until 1967 as a corpsman and psychiatric technician. She subsequently took her M.Ed. and Ph.D. at Georgia State University and her M.Div. in theology and ethics at Emory University. She worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs from 1980 to 1996. Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee served in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps on active duty from 1962 until 1965, and on reserve duty between 1989 and 1991. She has a master’s degree in nursing from Emory University, and worked at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Atlanta from 1981 to 2002.
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1942. Presumed First U. S. Edition, First printing. Hardcover. x, , 312, illus., Frontis illustrations. Map. DJ worn and soiled: small tears, small pieces missing. The author was an English ambulance driver in an International Red Cross unit in France in 1940. In the confusion of the French troops before the onrushing Panzer divisions, she was captured and imprisoned by the Nazis. Eventually she escaped into unoccupied France and finally returned to England.
New York: Random House, 1999. First Edition [stated]. Hardcover. xv, , 327,  pages. DJ has minor wear and soiling. Includes Illustrations, Foreword and Maps, as well as Afterword, Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Appendix I: Chronology of Military Nurses in the Philippine Islands, 1940-1945; Appendix 2: The Nurses and Their Hometowns; Bibliography, Endnotes, and Index. Elizabeth Norman is a best-selling author and historian. Her work focuses on nurses and the role of women in military history. Norman earned a Ph.D. and M.A. from New York University. She is a registered nurse. As an author, Norman has made significant contributions to the field of women's military history. Her work brings to light the often-neglected experiences of women during wartime. Her first book, Women at War, examines the previously untold experience of fifty women who served as nurses during the Vietnam War. Her second book, We Band of Angels, is based on interviews with female nurses who were held captive by the Japanese for three years in Bataan, Philippines during World War II. Norman was the first to speak to these women, known as the Angels of Bataan, about the tragedy they endured. She described the experience of conducting these interviews as, "women talking candidly about women swept up in a lethal enterprise of men." Her third book, Tears in the Darkness, is a history of the Bataan Death March and the American, Filipino, and Japanese combatants who were involved. Her inspiration to write about military nurses came from her experience as a nurse as well as the fact that both her mother and husband have served in the U.S. military.
Washington DC: United States, Department of the Army, Office of the Surgeon General, 1974. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xviii, 292,  pages. Footnotes. Tables. Charts. Illustrations. Index. Distribution list laid in. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some edge soiling. This study is one of a series dealing with the administrative history of the U.S. Army Medical Department in World War II. As an account of the programs developed in the Zone of Interior to train Medical Department personnel to operate fixed medical installations and field units, it focuses on the organization and administration of training, changes in scope and emphasis, the development of doctrine and technique, and responses to personnel and supply problems. In this book, training is considered in the context of the Army and the Medical Department over the period from 1938 to 1945, providing a unified picture of Medical Department training efforts.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1972. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 315, slight soiling to fore-edge, DJ edges worn and small tears, small piece missing to front DJ. John A. Parrish, MD, is the cofounder and CEO of the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) and the former director of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program. He is a distinguished professor emeritus of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and has served as chief of the department of dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Parrish is also a member of the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine. He is the author of Autopsy of War: A Personal History and 12, 20 & 5: A Doctor’s Year in Vietnam.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1972. First Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. 348,  pages. Slight soiling to fore-edge. Pencil erasure residue on fep. John A. Parrish, MD, is the cofounder and CEO of the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) and the former director of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program. He is a distinguished professor emeritus of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and has served as chief of the department of dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Parrish is also a member of the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine. He is the author of Autopsy of War: A Personal History and 12, 20 & 5: A Doctor’s Year in Vietnam.
Chicago: Illinois Medical Journal, 1921. Contemporary reprint. Wraps. Format is approximately 5 inches by 8 inches. 11,  pages. Some cover wear and some page soiling. Stamp From the Library of Roger Ferron inside the front cover. Rare, indirect connection to Nancy Davis Reagan and President Ronald Reagan. Dr. Davis was a medical pioneer. The stepfather of Nancy Davis Reagan, and father-in-law to US President Ronald Reagan, he headed numerous medical boards, and published a number of articles and medical books. The authors note that "Observations made upon the enormous material afforded by the late war have permitted a revision and correction of many erroneous conceptions of the pathology, physiology and symptomatology of the nervous system. Of particular importance has been the knowledge obtained from a study of the injuries to the spinal cord....a sufficiently lard number of observations have been made to permit us to concur with the conclusions drawn from the study of the material of our allies. Grossly, injuries to the spinal cord may be divided into two classes; those occurring as the result of a direct trauma to the spinal cord, as by a missile, a splinter of bone, concussion or contusion and those to to indirect lesions, the result of compression, edema or a spread of infection. The symptomatology resulting from injuries to the spinal cord is the same whether the lesion is produced by high explosives, machine gun bullets or other missiles."
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1958. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 8 inches by 10.25 inches. iv, , 224,  pages. Illustrations (Frontis and 57 figures listed). Ex-library with the usual library markings. This story of the Medical Department in action from 1945 to 1955 is a significant records of accomplishments by devoted, unselfish men and women. This work addressed, in part: The Problems of Demobilization, The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Stabilization, Evaluation of World War II experiences, Korean War, Inchon Landing, Evacuation of Refugees from Indochina, U.S. Marine Corps, Medical Service with Combat Troops, Dental Service with Combat Troops, and Post Korea Developments.