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by Ben
Sat Apr 16, 2016 15:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NCO's as Medical Officers
Replies: 2
Views: 5016

Re: NCO's as Medical Officers

Cameron,

NCOs did not act as physicians. The designation MC after the names simply represents "Medical Corps" (or similar MAC = Medical Administrative Corps, etc.)

Regards,
Ben.
by Ben
Wed Apr 13, 2016 17:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Army Corpsmen training
Replies: 1
Views: 4130

Re: Army Corpsmen training

Cam, Have you managed to source a copy of the manual I recommended via email? That should contain all of the information that you're looking for. To confirm, the full title is Instructors' Guide for Medical Department Mobilization Training Program 8-101 . They can be found quite readily on Amazon or...
by Ben
Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:47
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Surgical instrument Roll or Operating Case
Replies: 4
Views: 11374

Re: Surgical instrument Roll or Operating Case

Hello Belchi, I have moved your post to the "Wanted" section of our Forum. Also, it might be worthwhile to be a little more specific about exactly which Instrument Case you're looking to source, especially since the Army Medical Department stocked several variants during WW2. Kind regards,...
by Ben
Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WAC Medics
Replies: 1
Views: 4259

Re: WAC Medics

Hello Cam, No; the WAC was a completely separate organisation to the Army Nurse Corps. All female personnel found in semi-mobile Hospital units were drawn from either the Army Nurse Corps, Hospital Dietitian Corps, Physical Therapist Corps or as workers via the American Red Cross. I hope that answer...
by Ben
Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:45
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: 26 Cavalry Philippine Scouts Medic
Replies: 2
Views: 5291

Re: 26 Cavalry Philippine Scouts Medic

Cam, Good to see that you have made it over here to our Forum. As I mentioned in my reply to your email, you can find additional information regarding the equipment that was carried by Medical personnel in the field on our website; specifically at the following URL: https://www.med-dept.com/medical-...
by Ben
Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:12
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 03.04.2016
Replies: 0
Views: 10540

Update as of 03.04.2016

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of Richard Rell , son-in-law of Second Lieutenant Olga A. Petza , we are pleased to announce the addition of the 101st General Hospital Unit History to our website. The new text can be found in the "Unit Histories" menu of the main website navigat...
by Ben
Sun Mar 27, 2016 09:32
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 27.03.2016
Replies: 0
Views: 10147

Update as of 27.03.2016

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of Miss Veronica Buchanan (Special Collections Librarian, University of Cincinnati ), we are pleased to announce the addition of a new Unit History to our web pages. The new texts relate to the WW2 service of the 25th General Hospital during WW2. You can fi...
by Ben
Sat Mar 26, 2016 09:20
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 05.02.2014
Replies: 3
Views: 6217

Re: Update as of 05.02.2014

Dear CRobinette424, Thank you for your message, and also for kindly bringing to our attention that the link contained in this post does not function correctly. I have updated the original URLs in the post, and they should now function as expected. However, you may also click on the link below to go ...
by Ben
Fri Mar 04, 2016 16:35
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 04.03.2016
Replies: 0
Views: 10365

Update as of 04.03.2016

Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that a new Unit History focusing on the service of the 10th Field Hospital during WW2 is now available on our website. The new texts can be found in the "Unit Histories" menu of the main website navigation. Alternatively, click on the link below to ...
by Ben
Fri Feb 05, 2016 23:06
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 05.02.2016
Replies: 0
Views: 10116

Update as of 05.02.2016

Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that we have now been able to finalise the editing of another Unit History. This one looks at the service of the 21st General Hospital during WW2. We are truly indebted to Phillip Skroska, Archivist, Visual and Graphic Archives, Bernard Becker Medical Library...
by Ben
Sat Jan 16, 2016 19:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ambulance contents list
Replies: 4
Views: 7013

Re: Ambulance contents list

Dear Becky, Many thanks for your message. This topic has been discussed on the Forum in the past, and is something that we're asked on a frequent basis. Unfortunately, to date we have been unable to determine if there was an official list of items that were to be carried in a Dodge WC54 Ambulance. O...
by Ben
Sat Jan 16, 2016 19:55
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 16.01.2016
Replies: 0
Views: 10123

Update as of 16.01.2016

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of Linda Sellers-Foster , proud daughter of Staff Sergeant Ralph K. Sellers (ASN:35339385) , who served with the 4th Convalescent Hospital in ETOUSA from October 17, 1943 to November 7, 1945, we have now been able to update our Unit History of the 4th Conva...
by Ben
Sun Dec 20, 2015 14:43
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 20.12.2015
Replies: 0
Views: 15830

Update as of 20.12.2015

Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that a concise Unit History of the 12th Evacuation Hospital has now been added to the website. The new texts can be found in the "Unit Histories" menu of the main website navigation. Alternatively, click on the link below to go directly to the new p...
by Ben
Wed Dec 09, 2015 18:27
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 09.12.2015
Replies: 0
Views: 13482

Update as of 09.12.2015

Dear readers, We are delighted to announce the addition of the 24th Field Hospital Unit History to our website. The new texts can be found in the "Unit Histories" menu of the main website navigation, or alternatively by clicking on the link below: 24th Field Hospital Unit History We are st...
by Ben
Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:08
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 01.12.2015
Replies: 0
Views: 13740

Update as of 01.12.2015

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of George B. Eaton, Army Sustainment Command (ASC) Historian , we are pleased to announce the addition of the 595th Motor Ambulance Company Unit History to our website. George was able to provide us with copies of numerous 1944 reports covering the activiti...

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