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Message in a Bottle / Un message dans une bouteille

Message in a Bottle / Un message dans une bouteille

Le texte en français suit   NOTE: This is a repeat of an article published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery, Vol 61, No 5. 2018.   Message in a bottle: the discovery of a young Medical Officer’s map from the 1917 Battle of Hill 70.  The map, entitled Loos 36° NW 3’ was drawn by 24-year-old Captain Alexander Edward MacDonald in fall 1917 and was found in his old surgery textbook.  MacDonald’s map depicts the positions of the Canadian...

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IFOR Surgeon’s Reflects

IFOR Surgeon’s Reflects

Twenty years after servicing a six-month tour as IFOR Theatre Surgeon in Bosnia-Herzegovina, former FMC Command Surgeon, Colonel Peter Green has agreed to share some observations from his tour. Letters from Sarajevo examine the military medical facilities and resource in support of NATO operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina based on personal visits to all force medical installations during the period January – June 1996.  The letters...

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