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December 8, 1945


JAMA. 1945;129(15):1045. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860490057024

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To the Editor:—  There have been numerous inquiries which I have received about the statement on page 621 of The Journal, October 27, concerning the 20th General Hospital. The statement should have read that the 20th General Hospital was recently commended, the citation being addressed to Brig. Gen. I. S. Ravdin from the then commanding general of the India-Burma theater, Lieut. Gen. Dan. I. Sultan: "Under extremely difficult climatic conditions and in an area devoid of practically everything usually considered necessary for the construction and operation of a general hospital, you have built an institution that has been complimented by every one who has visited it. The record of the 20th General Hospital would be outstanding in any theater of operations. Much of this achievement can be attributed to your fine qualities of leadership, but your officers, including your nurses and all of your men, have shown a devotion to

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