By John Kerner
—Dianne Feinstein, usa Senator
“It is with nice excitement that I learned in the course of the workplace of the President of the French Republic of your nomination to the rank of Chevalier within the French Legion of Honor.”
—Guy Wildenstein, President, the yankee Society of the French Legion of Honor
“Dr. Kerner is a physician’s physician...the heritage of a talented pupil, instructor, administrator, and most crucial of all, doctor.”
—The Honorable Barbara Boxer, usa Senator
“Combat Medic is a web page turner... it's a miracle that i've got this manuscript to learn, that you simply lived to put in writing it.”
—Professor Barth Marshall, USF, Fromm Institute
A adorned scientific officer’s harrowing and insightful portrait of warfare at the battlefield from northern France to Germany.
More than fifty years after the carnage at Normandy, Dr. John Kerner attracts from his wartime journals and letters domestic to provide a candid and insightful portrait of warfare. scientific devices lower than his cost driven via western Europe, enhancing at the therapy and transportation of the wounded in the course of essentially the most brutal battling of the battle. Amidst the dust and blood of strive against, this adorned scientific officer stocks a time and position whilst dwelling past on a daily basis used to be in critical question.
Kerner’s account comprises the various maximum moments of worldwide conflict II: the dramatic breakout of the Normandy hedgerow kingdom, the exciting sprint throughout France in 1944, and the exhilarating seige of Bastogne through the conflict of the Bulge.
Kerner’s fulfillment of saving lives, usually with improvised equipment and shells flying overhead, is a gripping account of man’s noble humanity in the middle of scary inhumanity.
John A. Kerner, M.D., is a unique chief of the San Francisco clinical neighborhood and previous leader of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Mount Zion scientific middle, and a school of California San Francisco medical professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kerner used to be one in all seven American WWII veterans offered the French Legion of Honor via French president Nicolas Sarkozy on the domestic of the united states French ambassador in Washington DC, November 2007. Dr. Kerner lives in San Francisco, CA.
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