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By Michael Sharpe, Visit Amazon's Mike Sharpe Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Mike Sharpe,

ISBN-10: 0711030456

ISBN-13: 9780711030459

The tale of this elite German department which was once for many of its existence commanded by means of the charismatic Julius 'Papa' Ringel. It observed motion in lots of theaters together with the Balkans, Crete, the jap entrance and at last Italy the place it unique itself in the course of the battles for the Gustav and Gothic protection strains

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Malcolm C. ” On 30 October 1941,Col. W. Grant was designated “The Air Surgeon,” ’’in addition to his duties as Chief of the Medical Division, and on 16February 1942,the Medical Division of the OAice of the Chief of the Air Corps was transferred to the Office of the Air Surgeon, thus completing the organization of the Air Surgeon’s Oflice ’* in the early days of World War 11. These developments are discussed in some detail below in their relation to the development and expansion of the Air Corps.

The usual procedure was to explain the program to the doctors of a particular city and commission an outstanding member of their group who was placed in charge of the local program:‘ Examining boards of three members each were established, with the senior officer serving as president, and the other two members representing the Air Service and the medical profession respectively. Since it was impossible for one man to have the necessary knowledge of all medical fields required in the physical examination, a physical examining unit was established.

L Later Capt. Ralph H. Goldthwaite was also named assistant to Lt. l~ An important problem facing the Aviation Section during World War I was that of recruiting flying personnel for training. Soon after the completion of AGO Form 609, Major Jones was informed by Maj. Gen. William C. 15 He began a tour of the principal cities of the country in an effort to set up the necessary machinery for examining aviation applicants. The usual procedure was to explain the program to the doctors of a particular city and commission an outstanding member of their group who was placed in charge of the local program:‘ Examining boards of three members each were established, with the senior officer serving as president, and the other two members representing the Air Service and the medical profession respectively.

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