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Nice, clean, tightly bound book. Former owner's name writtern small to front free endpaper. Handsome dark green buckram boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated profusely and graphically in both color and black and white. Discusses in detail various war related injuries and their treatment as per WWII technology and science. Covers frostbite, burns, skin-grafts, anesthesia, wounds, gas gangrene, maggot therapy, amputations, surgical diseases encountered in sub-tropic countries, transportation of the wounded, and hospital organization in the Emergency Medical Service. 506 pages.