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- The kindest cut. Knight, Helen // Engineer (00137758);7/19/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7608, p15
Reports on the development of a surgical robotic saw that cuts through bone without the patient's surrounding flesh at Dundee University in Tayside, Scotland. Design of the instrument; Creation of a double-bladed circular saw mounted on a robot; Use of the saw for all types of bone surgery.
- Prevalence of Late Amputations During the Current Conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Stinner, Daniel J.; Burns, Travis C.; Kirk, Kevin L.; Scoville, Charles R.; Ficke, James R.; Hsu, Joseph R. // Military Medicine;Dec2010, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p1027
During the current conflicts, over 950 soldiers have sustained a combat-related amputation. The majority of these are acute, but an unknown number are performed months to years after the initial injury. The goal of this study is to determine the prevalence of late amputations in our combat...
- War Dames. Carter, Phillip // Washington Monthly;Dec2002, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p32
Presents views on the use of female U.S. soldiers on battles. Changes in the policy that gave woman opportunities to fight alongside or even lead front-line troops; Factors that contributed to the change in the role of female U.S. troops; History of women's role in combat; Significance of the...
- Remember Medina? Casares, Cindy // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;Jun2012, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p34
The article discusses the Battle of Medina fought in 1813 in Texas to defend Texas from Spain. It informs that more than 800 soldiers died near Pleasanton, California and many soldiers were drawn and quartered by the Spanish Army, their bodies left to rot in the field for nine years as a warning...
- Bound for Blighty. // Time;12/3/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 23, p28
The article highlights the battles fought by Great Britain's Gloucestershire Regiment in Korea.
- MARINES OVER THERE. // Marines;Jul- Sep2005, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p44
Several photographs depicting naval battles and exercises held at various places of the world are presented.
- Introduction. Kelly, Jonathan // World & I;Apr2007, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p18
The article discusses various reports published within the issues, including one on Union Captain Edwin F. Savacool and another on the battles during the Overland Campaign in Virginia.
- Battle at Entry Control Point-5. Nicolov, Julie // Soldiers;Jul2006, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p38
The article focuses on the battles that occurred at Entry Control Point 5 and Battle Position (BP) 4 located at the Sufia district of Ramadi, Iraq in 2005, which put the skills of U.S. reserve-component soldiers to the test. The attack of insurgents at BP 4 on September 15 is reported....
- THE SOLDIER OF ANTIGONUS. Clarke, J. Erskine // Chatterbox, 1906;1/1/1906, p261
The article focuses on an ill soldier of Antigonus who decided to live and never lead the battle when he was healed.