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August 25, 1945

Foreign Letters

JAMA. 1945;128(17):1242-1244. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860340048017

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LONDON  (From Our Regular Correspondent) July 31, 1945.

The Farewell of the American Medical Officers  The forces of the United States are leaving this country with, of course, their medical officers. From the European Theater of Operations Major Gen. P. R. Hawley has written to the British Medical Association expressing great regret at their departure, which breaks the happy links formed with the medical profession in Britain. He states that it is his pleasant privilege as well as his urgent duty to express to the British Medical Association the deep appreciation of the medical officers "for all the courtesies extended to them by your splendid organization." The British Medical Journal says that the departure of the Americans will be sincerely regretted by their British colleagues. The presence of the American medical officers has been like a refreshing breeze at the British Medical Association House, the Royal Society of Medicine and

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