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Canadian Forces Medical Service: Introduction to its History & Heritage
Second edition; first edition published as Traditions of the Medical Branch, Canadian Forces (Ottawa, 1995).
Catalogue number: D2-134/2002
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No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher, except by reviewers who may quote brief passages in reviews to be published electronically or in print.
Published by: Director General Health Services
Canadian Forces Medical Group Headquarters
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K2
This book was possible because of the special contribution of the following persons:
"There is no greater boost to a soldier’s morale in battle than the certain knowledge that should he be wounded he will receive quick and adequate medical attention and early evacuation from the battlefield."
General C. Foulkes, CB, CBE, DSO, CD
Canadian Army Journal, July 1954
This publication is intended to be informative, but neither authoritative nor exhaustive in nature. For specialized, detailed information, readers should consult the official histories and references as required.
While every effort has been made to be as accurate and, within the scope of the book, as complete as possible, errors and omissions may have occurred. Readers with corrections or additions to propose should forward them with supporting evidence to the Director General Health Services.