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Medical History Department


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Biomedical Informatics
4301 Jones Bridge Road, C1094
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Phone: (301) 295-3168
DSN: 295-3168
Fax: (301) 295-3351

Military Medicine History Sources

Ashburn, Percy M. A History of the Medical Department of the United States Army (1929).

Barnes, Joseph K., ed. Medical and Surgical History of the Rebellion, 2 vols. (19\870-1888).

Baynes-Jones, S. The Evolution of Preventive Medicine in the United States Army, 1607-1939 (1968).

Brings, H.A. "Navy Medicine Comes Ashore: Establishing the First Permanent U.S. Navy Hospitals" Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 41 (1868): 257-292.

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. The History of the Medical Department of the United States Navy, 1945-1955 (1957).

Cooper, Page. Navy Nurse (1946).

Cosmas, Graham A., and Albert E. Cowdrey, Medical Service in the European Theater of Operations (1992)

Cowdrey, Albert E. The Medic's War: Korea (1987).

Engelman, R.C. A Decade of Progress: The United States Army Medical Department 1959-1969 (1971).

Engelman, R.C., and Robert J.T. Joy. Two Hundred Years of Military Medicine (1975).

Engle, Eloise K., and Arnold S. Lott. Man in Flight (1979).

Gillett, M.C. The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 (1981).

The Army Medical Department, 1818-1865 (1987).

Ginn, R.V.N. "Of Purple Suits and Other Things: An Army Officer Looks at Unification of the Department of Defense Medical Services." Military Medicine 143 (1978):15-24.

Henry R.S. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology: Its First Century, 1862-1962 (1964).

Holcomb, R.C. A Century with Norfolk Naval Hospital (1939).

Ireland, Merritte W., ed. The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War, 15 vols. (1921-1929).

Joy, Robert J.T. "Medicine in the Armed Forces of the United States of America." In The Oxford Companion to Medicine, 2nd ed. (1994).

Kracke, Roy R. "An Internship in the United States Navy." Phi Beta Pi Quarterly 25 (1928):287-291.

Link, M.M. and H.A. Coleman. Medical Support of the Army Air Forces in World War II (1955).

McGuire, F.L. Psychology Aweigh! A History of Clinical Psychology in the United States Navy, 1900-1988 (1990).

McPherson, D.G. The Role of the Army Medical Service in the Dominican Republic Crisis of 1965 (n.d.).

Mann, W.L. Medical Tactics in Naval Warfare (1927).

Neel, S. Medical Support of the U.S. Army in Vietnam, 1965-1970 (1973).

Office of the Surgeon General and Center of Military History. The Medical Department of the United States Army in Vietnam, 2 vols. (1977-1982).

Peyton, G. Fifty Years of Aerospace Medicine (1968).

Robinson, D.H. The Dangerous Sky: A History of Aviation Medicine (1973).

Shilling Charles W. History of the Research Division, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (1975).

Smith, C.M. The Medical Department: Hospitalization and Evacuation, Zone of Interior (1956).

Strott, G.G. The Medical Department of the United States Navy in World War I (1947).

Surgeon General of the Army, ed. The Medical Department of the United States Army in World War II, 41 vols. (1954-1976).

Surgeon General of the Navy, ed. The History of the Medical Department of the United States Navy in World War II, 3 vols. (1950-1953).

U.S. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of Government. The Hoover Commission Report (1949).

Whelan, Thomas J. "Why Residency Programs in the Military: The Impact of History and Influencing Forces." Military Medicine 139 (1974): 265-272.

Wiltse, C.M. The Medical Department: Medical Service in the Mediterranean and Minor Theaters (1965).