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War Surgery - From Firing Line to Base

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War Surgery - From Firing Line to Base is a gripping and informative book that provides readers with a detailed look into the field of war surgery. The author, Henry Stanley Banks, draws on his own experiences as a surgeon during World War II to give readers a first-hand account of the challenges and triumphs faced by medical personnel in combat situations.

The book is well-written and easy to follow, with Banks using a straightforward and engaging writing style to convey complex medical concepts to the layperson. He does not shy away from the gruesome reality of war injuries, but instead presents them in a matter-of-fact manner that is both respectful and informative.

One of the most striking aspects of War Surgery is Banks' emphasis on the importance of teamwork and improvisation in the field of war surgery. He highlights the incredible dedication and skill of the medical personnel who work under extremely difficult conditions to save the lives of wounded soldiers, often with limited resources and equipment.

Overall, War Surgery - From Firing Line to Base is an eye-opening and fascinating read that provides a unique perspective on the vital role of surgeons in times of war. It is a must-read for anyone interested in military history, medicine, or the human spirit in the face of adversity.

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One of the first volumes dedicated to systematized medical treatment of soldiers in modern warfare, including a chapter on specific care for airmen, by British doctors who served on the front lines of WWI. Graphic descriptions of war wounds are not for the weak of heart. - Summary by BellonaTimes

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