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surgeon in combat

European theatre-World War II : Omaha Beach to Ebensee, 1943-1945

by William V. McDermott

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Published by William L. Bauhan, Publisher in Dublin, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Western Front.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McDermott, William V., 1917-,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.,
    • Surgeons -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 325) and index.

      StatementWilliam V. McDermott.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD807.U6 M38 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination332 p. :
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657853M
      ISBN 100872331202
      LC Control Number97003025

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