Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Mobile Army Surgical Hospital refers to a United States Army medical unit serving as a fully functional hospital in a combat area of operations. The units were first established in August 1945, and were deployed during the Korean War and later conflicts. The U.S. Army deactivated the last MASH unit on February 16, 2006.The MASH unit was conceived by Michael E. DeBakey and other surgical consultants as the "mobile army surgical hospital." Col. Harry A. Ferguson, the executive officer of the Tokyo Army Hospital, also aided in the establishment of the MASH program. It was an alternative to the system of portable surgical hospitals, field hospitals, and general hospitals used during World War II. It was designed to get experienced personnel closer to the front, so that the wounded could be treated sooner and with greater successshow more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134911542
  • 9786134911542