Mark Harrison

in The Medical War

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199575824
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595158 | DOI:

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The chapter concludes by comparing medical work across the different theatres and by comparing the First World War as a whole with previous campaigns such as the South African War. It highlights the main factors which led to medical success or failure in the different theatres, including technological advances, environmental conditions, the nature of operations and, most importantly, manpower economy and morale.

Keywords: comparison; economy; manpower; morale; technology

Chapter.  5501 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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