Apel, Otto F. M.D.

MASH : An Army Surgeon in Korea - Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2001. - 1 online resource (242 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; MASH; Title; Copyright; For Jeep, the young patron of the playing field, and Matt, the Airborne Ranger, our beloved of the next generation.; CONTENTS; Preface; Maps; 1. From the Gridiron to the Iron Triangle; 2. ""The Spirit of ' 76""; 3. The MASH in Action; 4. The Mechanized Angels; 5. Where We Lived; 6. In the OR; 7. ""We're Going to Be Court-Martialed""; 8. The Friends We Left Behind; 9. Rotating Out; Bibliography; Index

"" When North Korean forces invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, Otto Apel was a surgical resident living in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and three young children. A year later he was chief surgeon of the 8076th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital constantly near the front lines in Korea. Immediately upon arriving in camp, Apel performed 80 hours of surgery. His feet swelled so badly that he had to cut his boots off, and he saw more surgical cases in those three and a half days than he would have in a year back in Cleveland. There were also the lighter moments. When a Korean came to stay at th

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Apel, Otto F., 1923-.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Medical care -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American.
Mobile hospitals -- Korea (South).
United States. Army -- Surgeons -- Biography.


Electronic books.

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