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Remembering Navy Medicine at Normandy, Seventy Years Later

By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On Sept. 27, 2012, Dr. Lee Parker the last surviving Navy physician from the Normandy Invasion died at the age of 95.(1)  With his death the public was again reminded that Navy Medicine played an unsung role on June 6th, 1944 in what Gen. Dwight Eisenhower termed the …

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