Guthrie's War: A Surgeon of the Peninsula and Waterloo

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The precepts laid down are the result of the experience acquired in the war in the Peninsula, from the first battle of Rolica in 1808, to the last in Belgium, of Waterloo in 1815 They have been the means of saving the lives, and of relieving, if not even of preventing, the miseries of thousands of our fellow-creatures throughout the civilized world. George James Guthrie is one of the unsung heroes of the Peninsular War and Waterloo, and of British military medicine. He was a guiding light in surgery. He was not only a ...

Guthrie's War: A Surgeon of the Peninsula and Waterloo 2010, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781848842458

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