The Vanguard : First in France (May 1918)
- The Vanguard : First in France (May 1918)
A monthly newsletter from the personnel of Base Hospital No. 5--the first publication from the American Expeditionary Forces--began to appear in November 1917. The issue displayed commemorates a year's anniversary since the departure for France and includes the poem "Lines Written One Year after Leaving America," by Captain Gilbert Horrax from the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital staff. Horrax, a neurologist, later married Geraldine K. Martin, who served in the American Ambulance Hospital Unit.
1 printed pamphlet.
- Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
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Harvard U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 5
Horrax, Gilbert, 1887-1957
World War, 1914-1918
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