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Australia was not responsible for the complete organization of any military force during the World War apart from the expedition to New Guinea. The policy of the Australian medical units was that of the British forces with whom they were associated. This volume is a presentation of the experiences of the Australian Army Medical Service. It is divided into three parts: (1) the Gallipoli Campaign, (2) the Campaign in Sinai and Palestine, and (3) the Occupation of German New Guinea. The administrators of the medical service of the Australian forces were almost without exception civil practitioners who suddenly became responsible for the medical administration of a large military organization. The editor shows the difficult problems that confronted officers who had so little time to prepare for extensive military work. In addition to the Australian records, England made available to the editor records of the British army, which together make the
The Official History of the Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-1918. Volume I: Part 1. The Gallipoli Campaign. JAMA. 1932;98(9):760. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730350074038
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