By John Kerner
—Dianne Feinstein, usa Senator
“It is with nice excitement that I learned throughout the workplace of the President of the French Republic of your nomination to the rank of Chevalier within the French Legion of Honor.”
—Guy Wildenstein, President, the yank Society of the French Legion of Honor
“Dr. Kerner is a physician’s physician...the heritage of a proficient student, instructor, administrator, and most vital of all, doctor.”
—The Honorable Barbara Boxer, usa Senator
“Combat Medic is a web page turner... it's a miracle that i've got this manuscript to learn, that you just lived to jot down it.”
—Professor Barth Marshall, USF, Fromm Institute
A embellished scientific officer’s harrowing and insightful portrait of battle at the battlefield from northern France to Germany.
More than fifty years after the carnage at Normandy, Dr. John Kerner attracts from his wartime journals and letters domestic to give a candid and insightful portrait of struggle. clinical devices below his cost driven via western Europe, bettering at the remedy and transportation of the wounded in the course of essentially the most brutal battling of the struggle. Amidst the dust and blood of wrestle, this adorned clinical officer stocks a time and position while residing past on a daily basis was once in severe question.
Kerner’s account comprises the various maximum moments of global warfare II: the dramatic breakout of the Normandy hedgerow kingdom, the exciting sprint throughout France in 1944, and the exhilarating seige of Bastogne through the conflict of the Bulge.
Kerner’s fulfillment of saving lives, usually with improvised equipment and shells flying overhead, is a gripping account of man’s noble humanity in the course of frightening inhumanity.
John A. Kerner, M.D., is a individual chief of the San Francisco clinical neighborhood and previous leader of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Mount Zion scientific heart, and a school of California San Francisco medical professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kerner was once one among seven American WWII veterans presented the French Legion of Honor by way of French president Nicolas Sarkozy on the domestic of the U.S. French ambassador in Washington DC, November 2007. Dr. Kerner lives in San Francisco, CA.
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