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In The Company of Marines - A Surgeon Rememers Vietnam James O. Finnegan

In The Company of Marines - A Surgeon Rememers Vietnam

James O. Finnegan

Published September 14th 2010
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Kindle Edition
204 pages
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From September of 1967 until September of 1968, Dr.Jim Finnegan served as a combat surgeon assigned to the Third Marine Division in the northernmost provinces of South Vietnam.During the siege of Khe Sanh he was the commanding officer of a surgicalMoreFrom September of 1967 until September of 1968, Dr.Jim Finnegan served as a combat surgeon assigned to the Third Marine Division in the northernmost provinces of South Vietnam.During the siege of Khe Sanh he was the commanding officer of a surgical team consisting of four Navy physicians and twenty-six Navy corpsmen, treating over 2,500 wounded Marines.This book, illustrated with black and white photos, details incidents during his stay in Vietnam, some serious, some humerous, some heartbreaking but all designed to paint a personal, apolitical picture of what it was like for one young American combat surgeon to care for the wounded and dying during one of this countrys most controversial wars.