By John Kerner
—Dianne Feinstein, usa Senator
“It is with nice excitement that I learned throughout the place of work of the President of the French Republic of your nomination to the rank of Chevalier within the French Legion of Honor.”
—Guy Wildenstein, President, the yank Society of the French Legion of Honor
“Dr. Kerner is a physician’s physician...the historical past of a talented student, instructor, administrator, and most crucial of all, doctor.”
—The Honorable Barbara Boxer, usa Senator
“Combat Medic is a web page turner... it's a miracle that i've got this manuscript to learn, that you simply lived to jot down it.”
—Professor Barth Marshall, USF, Fromm Institute
A embellished clinical officer’s harrowing and insightful portrait of battle at the battlefield from northern France to Germany.
More than fifty years after the carnage at Normandy, Dr. John Kerner attracts from his wartime journals and letters domestic to give a candid and insightful portrait of warfare. clinical devices below his cost driven via western Europe, enhancing at the remedy and transportation of the wounded in the course of essentially the most brutal struggling with of the struggle. Amidst the dust and blood of strive against, this embellished scientific officer stocks a time and position whilst residing past on a daily basis was once in critical question.
Kerner’s account contains the various maximum moments of worldwide struggle II: the dramatic breakout of the Normandy hedgerow state, the exciting sprint throughout France in 1944, and the exhilarating seige of Bastogne through the conflict of the Bulge.
Kerner’s fulfillment of saving lives, usually with improvised tools and shells flying overhead, is a gripping account of man’s noble humanity in the course of scary inhumanity.
John A. Kerner, M.D., is a amazing chief of the San Francisco clinical group and previous leader of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Mount Zion scientific heart, and a college of California San Francisco scientific professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kerner used to be one in all seven American WWII veterans offered the French Legion of Honor via French president Nicolas Sarkozy on the domestic of the united states French ambassador in Washington DC, November 2007. Dr. Kerner lives in San Francisco, CA.
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