Thomas Helling Name
Left Book

“A solid highly readable history of World War I.” —NY Journal of Books

Middle Book

"A ground-breaking account of American military medicine."
—Journal of America’s Military Past

Right Book

"Military and medical historians both will find value in this account."
—Justin Barr, MD PhD


On The Great War and the Birth of Modern Medicine

The Great War of 1914-1918 exploded on the European scene with unimaginable violence…

On The Agony of Heroes

Can you imagine the courage mustered by doctors and nurses in these gravest of circumstances? Surrounded by the enemy…

On Desperate Surgery in the Pacific War

Even as a kid I was intrigued by the Second World War. My Dad had served in the infantry in the South Pacific…