Official U.S. Bulletin Volume 1

Official U.S. Bulletin Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...low. Only a small percentage of each dollar contributed will be required to carry the _ relief to its destination., ' Next we shall continue organizing base hospitals with personnel and full equipment in order that they may be turned over to the Army upon a day's notice for transport to F'runc_e. At the same time ve will proceed to organize such units to be stationed at the mobilization camps of our soldiers and our sailors in this country as may be desired by the Surgeon Generals of the Army and Navy. Also we shall proceed with the purchas-' ing, collection, shipment, and storing of such supplies as may be necessary or even precautionary, to be immediately available. If we secure the subscription, we shall purchase, equip, and man hospital ships; we shall organize and maintain a sanitary engineering corps, to be subject to the call of the Army or Navy. In fact, we should be prepared to meet any and every emergency in connection with the needs of our soldiers and sailors in this country when called upon by the Army and the Navy, it being, uncler'stood that our work in this particular is supplemental to that of those departments of our Government. How much is this going to cost? No one can tell, because no one as yet knows whether ve are to have 500,000 men or 2,000,000 men, or more, mobilized and going forward to the line of battle. The foregoing, you will note, treats only with the military necessities, and not with the civilian relief in our own country, to which, important as it is, I make no reference in this statement., This same service we propose to render through the Red Cross to American soldiers and sailors abroad, not merely to protect them in health and to maintain them as effective fighting men, but to look...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236968190
  • 9781236968197