Modern Marvels

Season 6 Episode 21

Battlefield Medicine

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Mar 30, 1999 on The History Channel
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Battlefield Medicine
"He who would become a surgeon should join the army and follow it," Hippocrates counseled nearly 2,500 years ago. In this history of medicine under fire, we see how a small army of medics, nurses, surgeons, stretcher-bearers, and ambulance drivers, races to keep pace with the deadly advances of war.moreless

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