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MEDICAL DEPARTMENT
UNITED STATES ARMY

IN WORLD WAR II


GENERAL SURGERY
Volume II


MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, UNITED STATES ARMY

SURGERY IN WORLD WAR II

Volume II

GENERAL SURGERY

Editor in Chief
Colonel JOHN BOYD COATES, JR., MC

Editor for General Surgery
MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY, M. D.

Associate Editors
W. PHILIP GIDDINGS, M. D.
ELIZABETH M. MCFETRIDGE, M. A.

OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
WASHINGTON, D. C., 1955


SURGERY IN WORLD WAR II
Prepared under the direction of
MAJOR GENERAL S. B. HAYS

The Surgeon General, United States Army

Historical Unit, Army Medical Service

Colonel John Boyd Coates, Jr., MC, Director
Major I. H. Ahlfeld, MSC, Executive Officer
Captain J. K. Arima, MSC, Special Projects Officer
Donald O. Wagner, Ph. D., Chief, Historians Branch
Willa B. Dial, Chief, Editorial Branch
Josephine P. Kyle, Chief, Archives and Research Branch
Hazel G. Hine, Chief, Administrative Branch
Rita Nelson, Publications Editor

Advisory Editorial Board

Michael E. DeBakey, M. D., Chairman
Frank B. Berry, M. D.
Brian Blades, M. D.
J. Barrett Brown, M. D.
Sterling Bunnell, M. D.
Norton Canfield, M. D.
B. Noland Carter, M. D.
Edward D. Churchill, M. D.
Mather Cleveland, M. D.
Daniel C. Elkin, M. D.
John B. Flick, M. D.
Frank Glenn, M. D.
M. Elliott Randolph, M. D.
Isidor S. Ravdin, M. D.
Alfred R. Shands, Jr., M. D.
Howard E. Snyder, M. D.
R. Glen Spurling, M. D.
Barnes Woodhall, M. D.
Robert M. Zollinger, M. D.
Colonel Joseph R. Shaeffer, MC (`h ab` cae! bb