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The Care of the Wounded in the Balkan Wars. Reprinted from "The Survey", January 2, 1915.
Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas: Press of the Army Service Schools, 1915 - Octavo. 7 pp. Punched and cord-tied in original printed, grey card wraps. A little rubbed and soiled on the wraps, but overall very good. 6 blue-tinted half-tone illustrations from photographs to the text. Originally published in The Survey, the journal of the Charity Organization Society of New York, uncommon no physical copies traced on OCLC. Col. Ford (1867-1953) served with the military medical services in four conflicts. Firstly in the Spanish-American War, and then in 1912, while in Europe on sick leave, he volunteered to serve during the First Balkan War, organising a hospital in Constantinople, and was decorated by the sultan for his work in containing a cholera epidemic. Following the second Balkan War, he was similarly decorated by the king of Bulgaria for his work. In World War I he started work as an observer in England, but later commanded an evacuation hospital at Brest, following the war he was attached to the US Military Mission accompanying the Russian White Army in the Crimea. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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