Brown, Ivan W.

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The 65th General Hospital, a Duke-affiliated medical unit, was stationed near Botesdale, England during World War II from 1944 to 1945. The hospital was a designated specialty center for neurosurgery, thoracic and plastic surgery, burns, and hand injuries. Leo Alexander, a unit physician, later acted as a consultant to prosecutors in the Nuremberg Trials.

From the description of 65th General Hospital collection, 1926-2002. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 59228446

Ivan W. Brown is a 1940 graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine and a former James B. Duke Professor of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center..

From the description of Ivan W. Brown papers, 1949-1996. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 228073624

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referencedIn News Service Biographical Files, ., circa 1930s - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
creatorOf Brown, Ivan W. 65th General Hospital collection, 1926-2002. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Brown, Ivan W. Ivan W. Brown papers, 1949-1996. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
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associatedWith Alexander, Leo, 1905- person
associatedWith Davison, Wilburt Cornell, 1892-1972. person
associatedWith DeGowin, Elmer L., 1901- person
associatedWith Duke University. Medical Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Duke University. News Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Gardner, Clarence Ellsworth, 1903- person
associatedWith Holman, Emile, 1890- person
associatedWith Penfield, Wilder, 1891-1976. person
associatedWith Ross, Norman person
associatedWith Sealy, Will C. (Will Camp) person
associatedWith Smith, O. Norris person
associatedWith United States. Army. Base Hospital No. 65 corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. General Hospital, 65th. corporateBody
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United States
United States
Wounds and injuries--Surgery
Hospitals, Military--history
War crimes
Blood banks
Nuremberg Trial
Military Medicine--History


Birth 1915



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