Doc McIlvoy: And His Parachuting Medics


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Doc McIlvoy was with the 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division since the first day of its existence, except for a period of two days while being missing in action in Normandy. Through the story of Doc McIlvoy is retold the story of the 505th Medical Detachment. As a Battalion Surgeon and later as a Regimental Surgeon, Dan McIlvoy instituted many new methods of evacuating casualties. Many of his suggestions for improving care of the wounded and evacuation, were adopted by the Army Medical Corps. Throughout his entire service ...

Doc McIlvoy: And His Parachuting Medics 2005, D-Day Publishing

ISBN-13: 9782960017663

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