Manual for the Medical Department

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906

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Page 210 - ... shall be sent back to their country. The others may also be sent back, on condition of not again bearing arms during the continuance of the war.
Page 212 - During and after the battle they must do their duty at their own risk and peril. The belligerents shall have the right of...
Page 213 - The shipwrecked, wounded, or sick of one of the belligerents who fall Into the power of the other belligerent are prisoners of war.
Page 213 - In the event of one of the High Contracting Parties denouncing the present Declaration, such denunciation shall not take effect until a year after the notification made in writing to the Netherlands Government, and forthwith communicated by it to all the other Contracting Powers. This denunciation shall only affect the notifying Power.
Page 209 - Any wounded man entertained and taken care of in a house shall be considered as a protection thereto. Any inhabitant who shall have entertained wounded men in his house shall be exempted from the quartering of troops, as well as from a part of the contributions of war which may be imposed.
Page 23 - War, who shall be a graduate of a hospital training school having a course of instruction of not less than two years, whose term of office may be terminated at his discretion, whose compensation shall be...
Page 213 - ... in breadth. The boats of the ships above mentioned, as also small craft which may be used for hospital work...
Page 9 - That three of the number of dental surgeons to be employed shall be first appointed by the Surgeon General, with the approval of the Secretary of War, with reference to their fitness for assignment, under the direction of the SurgeonGeneral, to the special service of conducting the examinations and supervising the operations of the others; and for such special service an extra compensation...
Page 9 - That the Medical Department shall consist of one SurgeonGeneral with the rank of brigadier-general, eight assistant .surgeonsgeneral with the rank of colonel, twelve deputy surgeons-general with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, sixty surgeons with the rank of major, two hundred and forty assistant surgeons with the rank of captain or first lieutenant...
Page 209 - Persons employed in hospitals and ambulances, comprising the staff for superintendence, medical service, administration, transport of wounded, as well as chaplains, shall participate in the benefit of neutrality, whilst so employed, and so long as there remain any wounded to bring in or to succor.

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