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Medical Operations of the 6th Ranger Infantry Battalion

Summer 2014

Downs JW. 14(2). 66 - 73. (Journal Article)


The author gives a history of the formation of the 6th Ranger Infantry Battalion and varied aspects of Ranger medical operations, including personnel composition of the medical detachment, the work of the battalion's surgeon during combat and noncombat operations, medical aspects of operational planning, available medical supplies, medical evacuation procedures, and preventive care.

Keywords: 6th Ranger Infantry Battalion; medical operations; World War II

PMID: 24952043

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