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Doctors in the Great War

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 20 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:177
  1. Linda Bryder, senior lecturer in history
  1. University of Auckland, New Zealand

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    Ian R Whitehead Leo Cooper, £25, pp 309 ISBN 0 85052 691 4

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    Many books have been written about the first world war, but few have addressed medical experiences. Ian Whitehead, a lecturer in modern British history, wrote his PhD thesis on medical officers and the British army during the first world war, which forms the basis of this book. Well researched and documented, the text is complemented by 20 photographs reproduced from collections held at the Imperial War …

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