AT SEA: Binocular Treatment

A man was ill in convoy. John Hersey, TIME correspondent aboard a destroyer, told how the situation was handled.

One of the ships reported having a man with a serious neck infection which prevented his sleeping or eating, so we dropped back alongside the ship. The surgeon, Dr. John Walsh of Brooklyn, got up on our bridge with a megaphone and a pair of binoculars.

He shouted over, "Can the patient come to the bridge?" The patient did. The doctor looked at him with his glasses, picked up his megaphone and hollered: "Take the...

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