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Burma surgeon

by Gordon Stifler Seagrave

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Published by M. S. Mill Co., Inc., distributed by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Gordon S. Seagrave ...
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination295, [1] p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22168754M
LC Control Number43-11542

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Siam–Burma Railway, the Thai–Burma Railway and similar names, is a kilometre ( mi) railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of Japan from to supply troops and weapons in the Burma campaign of World War railway completed the rail link between Bangkok, Thailand, and Locale: Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. United States Army surgeon John H. Grindlay served in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II in – Drawing on his unpublished war diary and letters, this book sheds new light on the conduct of battlefield medicine in the tropics and provides a new perspective on such personalities as General Joseph W. Stilwell, the famed “Burma Surgeon” Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave, and Chiang.

Seagrave published the sequel to "Burma Surgeon", aptly enough titled "Burma Surgeon Returns" in Publisher was W. W. Norton, binding is hardcover exactly the same as for the original "Burma. Albert Coates was the senior surgeon at the Burma end, working under Lt-Col Thomas Hamilton, SMO. ‘Weary’ Dunlop, was a senior surgeon and CO for the first group of Australian POW to reach the southern end in Thailand in January , the force pushed forward and later known as ‘Weary’s ’.

Joseph Warren Stilwell (Ma – Octo ) was a United States Army general who served in the China Burma India Theater during World War caustic personality was reflected in the nickname "Vinegar Joe".. Distrust of his Allies and a lack of resources meant Stilwell was continually forced to improvise. He famously differed as to strategy, ground troops versus air power Awards: Distinguished Service Cross, .   The book shifts between his native Tasmania, Japan and the notorious Burma-Thailand railway, where , prisoners-of-war died in while being used as slave labour.


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It is from the early part of the 20th century, and this account is dated to attitudes prevalent in medicine in the first half of the 20th Century/5(11). In this book, seagrave tells his story of being a medical surgeon in northern Burma near the Chinese border.

what I appreciated was seagrave's nonapologetic bluntness to tell things as he I found this little gem of a book on one of our family bookshelves--apparently a remnant from my great grandpa's own library that has subsequently been passed in to us.

i ven found a few newspaper clippings stuck into /5. Verified Purchase My brother (in the s) decided to become a doctor after reading Gordon Seagraves books on the Burma surgeon.

It is from the early part of the 20th century, and this account is dated to attitudes prevalent in medicine in the first half of the 20th Century/5(11). This is a continuation of The Burma Surgeon, the author's first book. It took me a few pages to get back into the Burma surgeon book of the Seagrave Medical Unit, but soon i was right there in the thick of his exciting, vivid writing.

What a man of character/5(2). Burma surgeon by Gordon Stifler Seagrave. Published by M. Mill Co., Inc., distributed by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. in New York. Written in EnglishPages: The Burma surgeon returns with his medical unit along the trail of the refugees with General This is a continuation of The Burma Surgeon, the author's first book.

It took me a few pages to get back into the rhythm of the Seagrave Medical Unit, but soon i was right there in the thick of his exciting, vivid writing.

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Seagrave’s own book, Burma Surgeon, has long been out of print, but is a staple of dusty university libraries. Microkhan may just have to dig up a copy at his current Columbia Library headquarters. Microkhan may just have to dig up a copy at his current Columbia Library headquarters.

Burma surgeon. [Gordon Stifler Seagrave] -- A book to bracket with Jack Belden's Retreat With Stilwell -- the two together giving an amazingly well rounded picture of those fearful weeks of defeat and retreat as the Japanese hordes fanned out.

A book to bracket with Jack Belden's Retreat With Stilwell -- the two together giving an amazingly well rounded picture of those fearful weeks of defeat and retreat as the Japanese hordes fanned out over Burma and Malaya.

Burma Surgeon is more than a war story, however, more than a graphic picture of one phase of the war. It is a personal record of a medical missionary, whose life work lay. A book to bracket with Jack Belden's Retreat With Stilwell --the two together giving an amazingly well rounded picture of those fearful weeks of defeat and retreat as the Japanese hordes fanned out over Burma and Malaya.

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co., - pgs. Seagrave was a medical missionary in Burma before World War II. The book begins with stories from his decades in the hill districts of northern Burma. It concludes with the Japanese invasion in when he became a lieutenant colonel of the U.S.

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