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Although this history is concerned in major part with the organization, logistics, and methods of radiographic and radiotherapeutic services for military forces, there is attention given to the advances in knowledge of roentgenographic manifestations of disease, particularly the "tropical" diseases, which were commendable by-products of World War II; and this material will attract the reader who is not interested in radiology as a discipline or in the mundane aspects of military history. The most compelling section is that devoted to medical aspects of the development of the atomic bomb and to consequences of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs. The horror
Radiology in World War II.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:1074–1075. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-1074_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):1074-1075.
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