RUSSIA: Blood for Battles

How thoroughly the Soviets are preparing for war became further evident last week when Gregory Kaminsky, General Sanitary Inspector and Commissar of Health, sent out a continent-wide call for Wartime blood donors. These are to register at any of the 514 blood-supply stations which the Institute for Transfusion of Blood in Moscow has scattered throughout the U. S. S. R.

But Russian transfusers do not depend entirely upon live blood donors. They have found a way to utilize the blood of corpses (TIME, July 23, 1934). To extend that practice and permit research in other directions, Health Commissar Kaminsky last...

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