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September 18, 1943

Victories of Army Medicine: Scientific Accomplishments of the Medical Department of the United States Army

JAMA. 1943;123(3):177. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840380053029

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Colonel Hume is at this writing in charge of the medical aspects of government in Sicily. His book is largely based on lectures delivered in 1942 at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Johns Hopkins University, also the 1943 Beaumont Lecture before the Wayne County Medical Society in Detroit. The great scope of interest is indicated by sections on anthropology, ornithology and surgery. These considerations are followed by advances that developed with each of the great wars in our history. There are chapters on the various divisions of the Army Medical Department, lists of men who have served as librarians in the Army Medical Library, commandants in the Army Medical School, lists of general hospitals and much other valuable material. There are also great numbers of portraits of men who have contributed greatly to the work of the Army Medical Department. The volume is an excellent compilation of

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