Medicine: No More Ch

Many U.S. soldiers wounded in Africa, some of them already home in U.S. hospitals, could testify last week that U.S. Army medicine has become lightning-fast work.

In World War I, an Army hospital could often be set up in a chateau a few miles behind the lines with some expectation of staying there for months. Open, fluid warfare and the development of air combat have changed all that. A hospital close to the lines must now be mobile or it may be lost. It must be inconspicuous or it may be bombed and strafed.

Care of the African wounded is divided among five...

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