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A doctor goes to war: New Guinea and MacArthur in World War II

Series Title(s):
NLM historical lecture
Author(s):
Egeberg, Roger Olaf, 1903-
Contributor(s):
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publication:
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, [c1991]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Warfare
Military Medicine
Physicians
New Guinea
Egeberg, Roger O. (Roger Olaf), 1903-
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
Genre(s):
Personal Narratives
Abstract:
This presentation was given to mark the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Dr. Roger O. Egeberg spoke about his experiences during World War II as personal physician to General Douglas MacArthur. He provided a brief biography of General MacArthur, and then went on to describe the battle of New Guinea, his responsibilities as surgeon of the command, and his contributions to the concept of a mobile army surgical hospital (MASH).
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
063 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Received: 1991, as a transfer from John Parascandola, chief, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
100941005 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
NLM historical lecture
Author(s):
Egeberg, Roger Olaf, 1903-
Contributor(s):
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publication:
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, [c1991]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Warfare
Military Medicine
Physicians
New Guinea
Egeberg, Roger O. (Roger Olaf), 1903-
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
Genre(s):
Personal Narratives
Abstract:
This presentation was given to mark the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Dr. Roger O. Egeberg spoke about his experiences during World War II as personal physician to General Douglas MacArthur. He provided a brief biography of General MacArthur, and then went on to describe the battle of New Guinea, his responsibilities as surgeon of the command, and his contributions to the concept of a mobile army surgical hospital (MASH).
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
063 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Received: 1991, as a transfer from John Parascandola, chief, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
100941005 (See catalog record)