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The agony of heroes : medical care for America's beseiged legions from Bataan to Khe Sanh / Thomas S. Helling.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 616.980 HEL AGO (Text) 34207002306307 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 355.345 Helling (Text) 78292000386709 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 08/25/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594163203
  • Physical Description: xiv, 457 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Yardley, Pennsylvania : Westholme Publishing, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
From the heat and disease-ridden jungles of Bataan, the precarious beachhead of Anzio, the encircled town of Bastogne, the frozen fields of Chosin, and the forsaken plateau of Khe Sanh, doctors and nurses worked under intense conditions with whatever means at hand, to staunch bleeding, repair damage, and resurrect the dying. The inspirational and compelling stories of the doctors, nurses, corpsmen, aides, and others who braved the most frightening conditions in order to save lives.
Subject: War > Medical aspects.
War > Relief of sick and wounded > History.
Medicine, Military.
United States > Armed forces > Medical personnel.

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