By John Kerner

"“Here in strive against Medic we see a vibrant and proficient younger health practitioner reworked right into a entrance line battlefield medic within the maximum conflict of WWII, the Normandy Invasion. during this own mirrored image, his center and braveness are performed out with actual humanity.”
—Dianne Feinstein, usa Senator

“It is with nice excitement that I learned in the course of 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 heritage of a proficient pupil, instructor, administrator, and most vital 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 adorned clinical officer’s harrowing and insightful portrait of conflict 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 battle. scientific devices lower than his cost driven via western Europe, bettering at the remedy and transportation of the wounded in the course of the most brutal scuffling with of the conflict. Amidst the dust and blood of strive against, this embellished clinical officer stocks a time and position whilst dwelling past on a daily basis used to be in critical question.

Kerner’s account comprises a few of the maximum moments of global battle II: the dramatic breakout of the Normandy hedgerow nation, 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, frequently with improvised equipment and shells flying overhead, is a gripping account of man’s noble humanity in the middle of scary inhumanity.

John A. Kerner, M.D., is a wonderful chief of the San Francisco clinical group and previous leader of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Mount Zion scientific middle, and a college of California San Francisco medical professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kerner was once certainly one of seven American WWII veterans offered the French Legion of Honor by means of French president Nicolas Sarkozy on the domestic of the U.S. French ambassador in Washington DC, November 2007. Dr. Kerner lives in San Francisco, CA.

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