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Combat Medic Field Reference

Author : Casey Bond
ISBN : 0763735639
Genre : History
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The ability to save lives in war, conflicts, and humanitarian interventions requires sophisticated skills above and beyond first aid. Today's Combat Medic must be an expert in emergency care, force health protection, limited primary care, and warrior skills. The Combat Medic Field Reference provides easy access to essential information on triage, treatment, and US Army procedures. This handy pocket-sized reference features waterproof pages for making temporary or permanent notes.
Category: History


Author : Crawford F. Sams
ISBN : 9781315503721
Genre : Medical
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In the aftermath of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Crawford F. Sams led the most unprecedented and unsurpassed reforms in public health history, as chief of the Public Health and Welfare Section of the Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in East Asia. "Medic" is Sams's firsthand account of public health reforms in Japan during the occupation and their significance for the formation of a stable and democratic state in Asia after World War II. "Medic" also tells of the strenuous efforts to control disease among refugees and civilians during the Korean War, which had enormously high civilian casualties. Sams recounts the humanitarian, military, and ideological reasons for controlling disease during military operations in Korea, where he served, first, as a health and welfare adviser to the U.S. Military Command that occupied Korea south of the 38th parallel and, later, as the chief of Health and Welfare of the United Nations Command. In presenting a larger picture of the effects of disease on the course of military operations and in the aftermath of catastrophic bombings and depravation, Crawford Sams has left a written document that reveals the convictions and ideals that guided his generation of military leaders.
Category: Medical

Doc Zoo Combat Medic

Author : Robert W. Costigan
ISBN : 9781434331007
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Experience the Real World of a Combat Medic as he faces the hardships of both staying alive and keeping his small platoon safe and healthy in the dangerious jungles of Vietnam. Follow SGT. Bob Costigan "Doc Zoo" in this chilling,sad, humorous and true adventure story while serving three tours of duty with the elite Paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Birgade. None stop Action,Thumbs up!! 5 Star Rating.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Combat Medic

Author : Terry Pickard
ISBN : 9780980325126
Genre : Peacekeeping forces
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Combat Medic is apersonal account of one Australian Soldier who found himself at the centre of the 1995 Kibeho Massacre in Rwanda where he was serving as a medic for the UN peackeeping force.
Category: Peacekeeping forces

Ranger Medic Handbook

Author : Defense
ISBN : 9781634509596
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Historically in warfare, the majority of all combat deaths have occurred prior to a casualty ever receiving advanced trauma management. The execution of the Ranger mission profile in the Global War on Terrorism and our legacy tasks undoubtedly will increase the number of lethal wounds. Ranger leaders can significantly reduce the number of Rangers who die of wounds sustained in combat by simply targeting optimal medical capability in close proximity to the point of wounding. Directing casualty response management and evacuation is a Ranger leader task; ensuring technical medical competence is a Ranger Medic task. A solid foundation has been built for Ranger leaders and medics to be successful in managing casualties in a combat environment. The true success of the Ranger Medical Team will be defined by its ability to complete the mission and greatly reduce preventable combat death. Rangers value honor and reputation more than their lives, and as such will attempt to lay down their own lives in defense of their comrades. The Ranger Medic will do no less.
Category: Health & Fitness


Author : John Nichol
ISBN : 9780141921112
Genre : Medical
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Their job is to put themselves in the heart of danger - to run into battle to rescue the wounded and to risk their own lives to try and save the dying. Doctors, nurses, medics and stretcher bearers go where the bullets are thickest, through bomb alleys and mine fields, ducking mortars and rockets, wherever someone is hit and the shout goes up - 'Medic! We need a medic over here!' War at its rawest is their domain, an ugly place of shattered bodies, severed limbs, broken heads and death. This is the story of those brave men - and, increasingly in this day and age, women - who go to war armed with bandages not bombs, scalpels not swords, and put saving life above taking life. Many have died in the process, the ultimate sacrifice for others. But wherever the cry of 'Medic!' is heard, it will be answered. From the beaches of Dunkirk to the desert towns of Afghanistan, there can be no nobler cause.
Category: Medical


Author : Ben Sherman
ISBN : 0307416011
Genre : History
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A conscientious objector who served as a medic during the Vietnam War offers an unflinching, compelling account of his experiences on the battlefield, describing his work with the injured and dying in the heart of combat.
Category: History


Author : Robert Joseph Franklin
ISBN : 9780803220140
Genre : History
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Lt. Gen. George S. Patton remarked that the “45th Infantry Division is one of the best, if not the best division that the American army has ever produced.” Such praise came at a steep price, for the 45th saw some of the fiercest fighting in the European campaign—from Sicily to Anzio and from southern France into Germany—and racked up one of the highest casualty rates. Through it all, medic Robert “Doc Joe” Franklin—drafted in 1942 and thrust into combat with no specific training or knowledge for treating war wounds—soldiered on, fighting as hard to keep his men alive as the enemy fought to kill them. His medical story, one of the first of World War II, is told here with simplicity, unflinching honesty, and grit. Studded with memorable vignettes—of a friend who “smells” the Germans long before they appear, the dog that acts as an artillery spotter, the lieutenant who can’t see beyond a few hundred feet—Franklin’s memoir documents the almost unbearable drama of ground gained and lives lost as well as the terrible human toll of battle on himself, his comrades, and civilians quite literally caught in the crossfire. A rare look at the fight for lives laid on the line, Medic! brings to life as never before the reality of war.
Category: History

A Medic S War

Author : Fisher Tyler
ISBN : 9781593302528
Genre : History
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Through one of Europe's coldest winters, through the largest land battle fought by the United States Army, through Germany's last remaining stalags, one of Hitler's nine million prisoners survived to tell his story.
Category: History

Cry Medic

Author : Dave Pfeifer
ISBN : 1462890482
Genre : History
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This is a docu-drama of the real life events of one medic who served in the 101st airborne division, in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970. Looking thru the eyes of a medic that traveled with an airborne unit, day after day through the jungles of NAM. Not just the bitter fighting with the enemy in firefights, but the battle day to day with malaria and snakes and diseases, and monsoons, floods ,heat, and friendly fire. It was all there in one mans tour of duty. Hearing the screams, seeing the carnage, starting IVS, calling for medivac helicopters. It was all in a days work, of the one man on team not trying to kill, but to save lives. Geronimo was our logo, and they said we had a date with destiny.
Category: History