Surgeon in arms



Provider: hoopla


[United States] : Pickle Partners Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2015
1 online resource
9781786255457 (electronic bk.) MWT11522025, 1786255456 (electronic bk.) 11522025

Includes the First World War Illustrations Pack - 73 battle plans and diagrams and 198 photos A vivid anecdotal memoir of the Western front from a member of the hard fighting Canadian Corps around the time of their victory at Vimy Ridge in 1917. Filled with the sounds and sensations of the trenches it makes for a gripping read. Captain R. J. Manion M.C. spent much of 1915 as a volunteer doctor in a French Army Red Cross unit, before enlisting for service with his native Canadian Army Medical Corps in 1916. He served in military hospitals and base camps before being assigned as the Medical Officer of the 21st Battalion in early 1917. His service only lasted six months in the front lines before being invalided home, he was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry during the battle of Vimy Ridge

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