"Wade In, Sanitary!"; The Story of a Division Surgeon in France


This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... appendix headquarters, second division (regulars), american expeditionary forces, germany December 31, igi8. General Orders) No. 88 I 1. The names of and the deeds performed by the following named officers and enlisted men of this division are published as being well worthy of emulation and praisfe as concerns the Medical Department: Lieutenant Colonel richard derby, Division Surgeon, 2d Division: This officer served as Assistant Division Surgeon in the earlier operations and as Division Surgeon during the last two operations of the 2d Division. His services were distinguished, exceptionally meritorious, and in duty of great responsibility. The successful and efficient handling of the numerous patients was due in a large measure to his untiring efforts and efficient supervision. Passed Assistant Surgeon joel T. boone, U. S. Navy, 2d Division: This officer has participated in all the engagements of the Division. He displayed great courage and coolness by establishing advance dressing stations under heavy fire, and saving the lives of many wounded men by giving them immediate medical attention on the field of battle.., Captain jack cappel, Medical Corps, gth Infantry: At Vaux, France, June 6-7, 1918, when the Medical Corps became disorganized through losses, Captain Cappel went personally to the front lines, passing through a barrage, through a woods drenched by gas and torn by shell fire, reorganized his stretcher service and by his fearless bearing in the face of heavy fire instilled confidence in his men and caused the evacuation of the wounded to be resumed. Captain ...

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