Medicine: Surgeon in Burma

Gordon S. Seagrave (TIME, April 20) was a medical missionary in Burma when the Japanese invasion came. His super-manful feats of surgery in the ensuing bloody weeks are well and widely known. When Burma was evacuated by the Allied forces, Dr. (now Major) Seagrave shared General Stilwell's terrible retreat into India. The following are excerpts from a letter which he wrote from Delhi to his wife, and which she sent to TIME:

"We were ordered to follow the Chinese Sixth Army down to Loilem and left some time in February. When we got there...

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