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Acknowledgments

    A great many individuals other than the authors themselves participated in the preparation of this volume. The editor is happy to acknowledge the valuable assistance of -

    The members of the Advisory Editorial Board for their scholarly advice and counsel.

    Col. John Boyd Coates, Jr., MC, Director of The Historical Unit, U.S. Army Medical Service, for his cooperation and never-failing interest in the progress of this volume.

    Miss Elizabeth M. McFetridge, who, as associate editor for the volume, contributed materially by assisting several authors in the preparation of their respective chapters; namely, chapters III, V, VI, XV, XVI, and XVIII.

    Maj. James K. Arima, MSC, formerly of The Historical Unit, who was designated action officer for this volume and assured that it was complete in all detail before being forwarded for editorial processing.

    The members of the General Reference and Research Branch, The Historical Unit, for providing the archival material and for corroborating data obtained from other sources.

    Mr. Melvin J. Hadden, medical illustrator, and the members of the Medical Illustration Service, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, under the direction of Mr. Herman Van Cott, chief of that service, who prepared the excellent layouts for the illustrations and mounted them for printing.

    Miss Elizabeth P. Mason, Cartographic Compilation Aid, of the Special Projects Branch, The Historical Unit, for the preparation of maps which appear in chapter XVI.

    Miss C. Louise Brady, Editor, of the Editorial Branch, The Historical Unit, for her skillful performance of the final editing of this volume and for her preparation of the index.