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BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7507.42 (Published 30 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:42
  1. Henry Alexander (henry.alexander@bsuh.nhs.uk), consultant physician in elderly care
  1. Brighton and Sussex Hospitals Trust, Brighton

    As a junior doctor at Westminster Hospital in 1991 before it closed, I treated an elderly man who had been a glider pilot during the second world war. He was involved in “Operation Market Garden” in September 1944, the basis for the film A Bridge Too Far. As proceedings unfolded, he found himself having to …

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