Mar 08, 2021
DOC McILVOY : The Way We Were (WWII American Paratroopers Portrait Series #3) (Wwii American Paratroopers Portrait Series)
Posted by Michel de Trez

Doc McIlvoy was with the 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division since the first day of its existence, except for a period of two days while being missing in action in Normandy Through the story of Doc McIlvoy is retold the story of the 505th Medical Detachment As a Battalion Surgeon and later as a Regimental Surgeon, Dan McIlvoy instituted many new methods of evacuating casuaDoc McIlvoy was with the 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division since the first day of its existence, except for a period of two days while being missing in action in Normandy Through the story of Doc McIlvoy is retold the story of the 505th Medical Detachment As a Battalion Surgeon and later as a Regimental Surgeon, Dan McIlvoy instituted many new methods of evacuating casualties Many of his suggestions for improving care of the wounded and evacuation, were adopted by the Army Medical Corps Throughout his entire service Major McIlvoy supervised the treatment of several hundred battle casualties and he was responsible for saving great numbers of lives and limbs of members of his command through great initiative, skill and untiring devotion to duty Among the revealing stories of heroism in World War II is that of Colonel Vandervoort, who led his battalion of paratroopers to victory on D Day despite the fact that his ankle was broken when he dropped on Sainte Mere Eglise His coolness, outstanding courage and initiative, his dogged determination contributed to the success of the missions he was given and its superior tenacity reflected the highest traditions held by United States Army Officers Throughout the war, he had a repution of being a commander who could take on any job and do it well, no matter how though the opposition or how limited his own means were He had also the reputation for being such an able f

  • Title: DOC McILVOY : The Way We Were (WWII American Paratroopers Portrait Series #3) (Wwii American Paratroopers Portrait Series)
  • Author: Michel de Trez
  • ISBN: 9782960017663
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Paperback
  • DOC McILVOY The Way We Were WWII American Paratroopers Portrait Series Wwii American Paratroopers Portrait Series Doc McIlvoy was with the th PIR nd Airborne Division since the first day of its existence except for a period of two days while being missing in action in Normandy Through the story of Doc McIl

    Michel

    A, mainly pictorial, history of Doc McIllvoys medical unit s during the main Parachute Infantry campaigns in WWII.Goes into very interesting detail as to uniforms and equipment, but also tells many personal accounts.A great read for those interested in PArachute Infantry and in medical history.



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