Health under Fire: Medical Care during America's Wars

This historical reference highlights the people, diseases, and innovations that have impacted the health of soldiers and civilians during wartime, focusing on U.S. conflicts from early colonial skirmishes to the current War on Terror. * Features primary source documents, including doctors' reports, eyewitness accounts, patient information, and statistics that help bring history to life * Offers a detailed, cross-disciplinary examination covering historical topics of interest in military, medicine, and health and wellness * Introduces each conflict through a helpful overview essay * Encourages a natural progression of understanding by organizing the text by conflict