Readership: Scholars and students of military history and the history of medicine, and anyone with an interest in the Second World War.
Mark Harrison, Director, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine; Fellow, Green College, University of Oxford
"a fascinating study,.. essential reading for historians of the Second World War" - Ian F. W. Beckett, Social History of Medicine
"an important and archivally well-grounded study." - Jeremy Black, Social Affairs Unit
"A well researched and argued history...that provides a compelling story... A particularly significant text - the first, aside from official histories, to provide a comprehensive overview of British military medicine as practiced in all of the major allied campaigns...during the Second World War." - David J. Caruso, Journal of the History of Medicine.
1: A Medical Service for a Modern Army?
2: Medicine in Retreat 1940-2
3: The Western Desert 1940-3
4: North Africa, Sicily, and Italy
5: Burma and North-East India
6: Medicine Victorious: North-West Europe 1944-5