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The published and unpublished materials cited in the notes (by author and/or short title) are cited in full in the following list of references. The editor's Medical Service in Combat includes compendious notes, citing documentary sources derived from the offices of major medical headquarters in the India-Burma Theater; rarely have these citations been duplicated in footnotes.

Books and Articles

Anders, Leslie. The Ledo Road (Norman, Okla., University of Oklahoma Press, 1965).

Audy, J. R. "Practical Notes on Scrub Typhus in the Field," Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps [hereafter, JRAMC], 93 (1949), pp. 273-288.

Calvert, Michael. Prisoners of Hope (London, Jonathan Cape, 1952).

Cope, V. Zachary. See MacNalty.

Craven, Wesley F., and James D. Cate. The Army Air Forces in World War II. Volume IV, The Pacific: Guadalcanal to Saipan; Volume V, The Pacific: Matterhorn to Nagasaki (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1950, 1953).

Crew, Francis A. C. See MacNalty.

Dod, Karl C. The Corps of Engineers: The War Against Japan (United States Army in World War II: The Technical Services) (Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966).

Eisenhower, Dwight D. Crusade in Europe (Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday and Co., Inc., 1948).

Eldridge, Fred. Wrath in Burma (Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday and Co., Inc., 1946).

Fairley, N. Hamilton. "Chemotherapeutic Suppression and Prophylaxis in Malaria," Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 38 (1945), pp. 311-365.

Feis, Herbert. The China Tangle (Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1953).

Fergusson, Bernard. Beyond the Chindwin (London, Collins Press, 1945).

---- The Wild Green Earth (London, Collins Press, 1946).

Girdwood, Ronald H. "The Burma Campaign--1942-1945. Clinical Aspects," JRAMC, 94 (1950), pp. 1-20.

Kirby, S. Woodburn. The War Against Japan (London, H. M. Stationery Office, 1958-61).

MacNalty, Sir Arthur S., ed. History of the Second World War. United Kingdom Medical Series (London, H. M. Stationery Office, 1952-1966).

    Cope, V. Zachary, ed. Medicine and Pathology (1962).

    Crew, Francis A. E. The Army Medical Services: Campaigns (1956-1966).

    Rexford-Welch, S. C. The Royal Air Force Medical Services (1954-1958).

Marriott, H. L. et al. "Medical Experience of the War in South East Asia Command," Tr. Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. & Hyg., 39 (1946), pp. 461-484.

Masters, John. The Road Past Mandalay (New York, Harper and Brothers, 1961).

Morris, J. N. "Report on the Health of 401 Chindits," JRAMC, 85 (1945), pp. 123-132.

Mosley, Leonard. Gideon Goes to War (New York, Charles Scribners' Sons, 1955).

O'Dwyer, J. J. "Training for Hygiene in the Jungle," JRAMC, 93 (1949), pp. 114-123.

Ogburn, Charlton, Jr. The Marauders (New York, Harper and Brothers, 1959).

Raina, B. L., ed. Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War, 1939-45. Medical Services: Medicine, Surgery, Pathology (Combined Inter Services Historical Section, India and Pakistan, 1955).

Rexford-Welch, S. C. See MacNalty.

Risch, Erna, and Chester L. Kieffer. See U.S., Department of the Army.


Robinson, J. T. "Air Evacuation of Casualties in South East Asia," JRAMC, 87 (1946), pp. 180-190.

Rolo, Charles J. Wingate's Raiders (New York, Viking Press, 1944).

Romanus, Charles F., and Riley Sunderland. See U.S., Department of the Army.

Sayers, M. H. P., and I. G. W. Hill. "The Occurrence and Identification of the Typhus Group of Fevers in South East Asia Command," JRAMC, 90 (1948), pp. 6-22.

Seagrave, Gordon S. Burma Surgeon (New York, W. W. Norton, 1943).

---- Burma Surgeon Returns (New York, W. W. Norton, 1946).

Slim, Field Marshal Sir William. Defeat Into Victory (London, Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1956).

Smith, Clarence McK. See United States Army Medical Service.

Snow, Edgar. People on Our Side (New York, Random House, 1944).

South East Asia Command. Report to the Combined Chiefs of Staff by the Supreme Allied Commander [Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten] South-East Asia 1943-1945 (London, H. M. Stationery Office, 1951).

Stilwell, Joseph W. The Stilwell Papers, edited by Theodore H. White (New York, William Sloane Associates, 1948).

Stone, James H. "Evacuation of the Sick and Wounded in the Second Burma Campaign 1943-1945," Military Review, XXIX (1949), pp. 44-51.

---- "The Marauders and the Microbes," Infantry Journal (March 1949), pp. 4-11.

---- "Surgeons in Battle: The Mobile Surgical Hospital in Burma 1943-1945," Mil. Surgeon, 105 (1959), pp. 311-320.

Sykes, Christopher. Orde Wingate (Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Co., 1959).

United States. Foreign Relations of the United States: Diplomatic Papers, 1942: China; 1943: China; The Conferences at Cairo and Tehran, 1943 (Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1956, 1957 issued 1962, 1961).

---- United States Relations With China (Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1949).

United States Army Medical Service. The Medical Department of the United States Army in World War II (Washington, D.C., Office of The Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1955-63).

    Preventive Medicine Series:

      II. Environmental Hygiene (1955).

      IV. Communicable Disease Transmitted Chiefly Through the Respiratory and Alimentary Tracts (1958).

      VI. Communicable Disease: Malaria (1963).

    Administrative Series:

      Smith, Clarence McK. The Medical Department: Hospitalization and Evacuation, Zone of Interior (1956).

    Internal Medicine Series:

      II. Infectious Diseases (1963).

    Wound Ballistics (1962).

United States, Department of the Army. Burma Operations Record. 15th Army Operations in Imphal Area and Withdrawal to Northern Burma (Washington, D.C., Department of the Army, 1957).

---- Burma Operations Record. The 33rd Army Operations (Washington, D.C., Department of the Army, n.d. [1953?]).

---- Unit Citation and Campaign Participation Credit Register (Washington, D.C., Department of the Army, 1961).

---- Office of Military History. The United States Army in World War II (Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1952- ).

    Risch, Erna, and Chester L. Kieffer. The Quartermaster Corps: Organization, Supply and Services (2 volumes, 1955).

    Romanus, Charles F., and Riley Sunderland. China-Burma-India Theater (3 volumes). I. Stilwell's Mission to China (1953); II. Stilwell's Command Problems (1956); III. Time Runs Out in CBI (1959).


United States War Department, Military Intelligence Division. Merrill's Marauders (Washington, D.C., U.S. War Department, 1945).

Wigglesworth, R. "The Burma Campaign-1942-1943. A History of Casualty Evacuation," JRAMC, 91 (1948), pp. 101-124.


Stone, James H. The United States Army Medical Service in Combat in Burma, 1942 to 1945 (Ph. D. Dissertation, Yale University, 1947). Microfilm No. 65-4786, University Microfilms, Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich., 1965.

Unpublished Documents

---- History of Northern Combat Area Command, China-Burma-India and India-Burma Theater (originally consulted in the Historical Division, War Department Special Staff, the predecessor of the Office of the Chief of Military History).

Blumgart, Herrman, and George M. Pike. History of Internal Medicine in India-Burma Theater (Historical Unit, Army Medical Service, D/A).

Jones, John M. "War Diary of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)," Appendix 16 of History of Northern Combat Area Command (originally consulted in the Historical Division, War Department Special Staff).

Romberger, Floyd T. Jr. Organization and Operation of Air and Ground Evacuation in the Ledo Road Project (Historical Unit, Army Medical Service, D/A).

Stilwell, Joseph W. Stilwell Diary and Notebooks, microfilm, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University, Calif.

---- et al. Stilwell Papers: miscellaneous reports and unpublished histories, correspondence, radio messages, memorandums, maps, and sketches. Most documents declassified. Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University, Calif. The more extensive documents cited herein include:

    "2nd Battalion Diary."

    "Galahad--5307th Composite Unit (Prov)--Merrill's Marauders--1 September-1 June 1944"; The final draft, with corrections, of U.S. War Department, Merrill's Marauders (previously listed).

    "History of the 679th AW Company."

    "S-3 Journal 3rd Bn 5307th Comp. Unit (Prov)," by Sgt. Russell F. Hill.

Stone, James H. The Organization and Administration of the Medical Department in the China-Burma-India and India-Burma Theaters, 1942 to 1946 (Historical Unit, Army Medical Service, D/A).

---- The Hospitalization and Evacuation of Sick and Wounded in the Communications Zone, China-Burma-India and India-Burma Theaters, 1942-1946 (Historical Unit, Army Medical Service, D/A).

Van Auken, Howard A., et al. A History of Preventive Medicine in the U.S. Army Forces of the India-Burma Theater (Historical Unit, Army Medical Service, D/A). Individual contributors are listed in Stone, Medical Service in Combat, III, p. 289.


    Selected documents from the files of the Theater and SOS Surgeon, placed with the Historical Unit, Army Medical Service, D/A: Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, histories, radio messages, memorandums, Medical Department unit annual historical reports.

    From the files of the Historical Division, War Department Special Staff: miscellaneous documents relating to CBI history, of which certain G-4 Periodic Reports, CBI, 1944, have been cited in the notes. These and many more form the citations and bibliography of Romanus and Sunderland's CBI history.

    Williams Documents: Copies of letters and extensive notes from the war diary of Col. Robert P. Williams, MC, the CBI Theater Surgeon, kindly loaned the editor by Colonel Williams and in the editor's possession.