Cover of return to duty

Return to Duty


By Martin and Frances Collins
An account of US Army hospitals at Malvern, Worcestershire
Out in January 2010. Price 10.95. Orders being taken now.
Patients from the 55th General Hospital carrying out Rehabilitation classes at the foot of the Malvern Hills

Return to Duty tells the story of 3 U.S. Army hospitals at Brickbarns, Merebrook and Wood Farm respectively during World War 2. The book recounts the day to day activities of the three hospitals, the U.S. doctors, nurses and patients who spent time there and their impact on the surrounding area of Malvern, Worcestershire. The book includes a large number of previously unpublished photos of the hospital and personnel who worked there.

Pictures
Top: Patients from the 55th General Hospital carrying out Rehabilitation classes at the foot of the Malvern Hills
Bottom: Personnel from the 53rd General Hospital on their homemade bike
Bottom right: Youtube footage showing scenes from Malvern, including the rehab classes

Personnel from the 53rd General Hospital on their homemade bike

For more information about hospitals in the Malvern area see our last book, Blackmore Park in World War Two.

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