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That men may fight

Title(s):
That men may fight
Author(s):
United States. Army
Publication Date:
1952
Publisher:
[Washington, DC] : War Office, 1952
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
014 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
Military Medicine
Research
United States. Army.
Instructional Films and Videos
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 9300636A
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/9300636A
Description:
An overview of scientific research and testing by U.S. Army scientists is presented in this film. The role of the scientist in keeping men fit and properly equipped to fight is emphasized, with focus on the following: inspection and testing in markets and laboratories of food and milk for troop consumption; animal nutrition studies; preparation of mess hall food, canned rations, and hospital special diets; dietary changes according to the climate in which troops are stationed; treadmill testing of clothing in extremes of heat and cold; testing shoes and socks; skin testing for toxicity of mold-resistant chemicals used in fabrics; protecting tank crews from powder gases and from extreme noise; testing manual and pedal designs for tank controls; laboratory testing of exposure to simulated tropical sunlight; gamma radiation studies on human beings and animals; laboratory studies of yellow fever, typhoid, Puerto Rican anemia, malaria, dysentery, rickettsia, and typhus; the search for a tasteless disinfectant for mess kits; pathological research using the electron microscope and micromanipulator. Shots include: doctors examining recruits; Field Research Laboratory at Fort Knox, Kentucky (exterior); Environmental Laboratory, Edgewood, Maryland (interior); Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (exterior, interior, and laboratories); Walter Reed Army Medical Center (exterior and laboratories).
Received: May 22, 1959 as a donation from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
Title(s):
That men may fight
Author(s):
United States. Army
Publication Date:
1952
Publisher:
[Washington, DC] : War Office, 1952
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
014 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
Military Medicine
Research
United States. Army.
Instructional Films and Videos
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 9300636A
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/9300636A
Description:
An overview of scientific research and testing by U.S. Army scientists is presented in this film. The role of the scientist in keeping men fit and properly equipped to fight is emphasized, with focus on the following: inspection and testing in markets and laboratories of food and milk for troop consumption; animal nutrition studies; preparation of mess hall food, canned rations, and hospital special diets; dietary changes according to the climate in which troops are stationed; treadmill testing of clothing in extremes of heat and cold; testing shoes and socks; skin testing for toxicity of mold-resistant chemicals used in fabrics; protecting tank crews from powder gases and from extreme noise; testing manual and pedal designs for tank controls; laboratory testing of exposure to simulated tropical sunlight; gamma radiation studies on human beings and animals; laboratory studies of yellow fever, typhoid, Puerto Rican anemia, malaria, dysentery, rickettsia, and typhus; the search for a tasteless disinfectant for mess kits; pathological research using the electron microscope and micromanipulator. Shots include: doctors examining recruits; Field Research Laboratory at Fort Knox, Kentucky (exterior); Environmental Laboratory, Edgewood, Maryland (interior); Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (exterior, interior, and laboratories); Walter Reed Army Medical Center (exterior and laboratories).
Received: May 22, 1959 as a donation from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.