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The idea of a review of the literature on ophthalmology during the war years was suggested to the Subcommittee on Ophthalmology of the National Research Council, who were fortunate enough to get Dr. Meyer Wiener to act as editor in chief. As Dr. Wiener says in the preface, the task of securing associate editors under present conditions was particularly difficult, as can be easily understood. Yet the subdivision of the work and the excellent selection of co-editors reflects great credit on Dr. Wiener. The book brings a bibliography and an abstract of the important articles, as well as a general review, of each subject which appeared in the literature from the years 1940 to 1943. Unfortunately, the literature from Great Britain and from the Continent could not be included in this volume, but the literature from Latin America was available, thanks to the excellent cooperation of Dr. Moacyr Alvaro and
Knapp A. Ophthalmology in the War Years. Arch Ophthalmol. 1947;37(2):258–259. doi:10.1001/archopht.1947.00890220267020
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