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William C. Gorgas

Doctor, Military (3-Oct-1854 — 3-Jul-1920)


Edward F. Dolan, Jr.; H. T. Silver. William Crawford Gorgas: Warrior In White. New York: Dodd, Mead. 1968. 269pp.

John M. Gibson. Physician to the World: The Life of General William C. Gorgas. Duke University Press. 1950. 315pp.

Marie D. Gorgas; Burton J. Hendrick. William Crawford Gorgas: His Life and Work. Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co.. 1924. 359pp.

Ralph Nading Hill. The Doctors Who Conquered Yellow Fever. New York City: Random House. 1957. 180pp.

Robin Lampson. Death Loses A Pair of Wings: The Epic of William Gorgas and the Conquest of Yellow Fever. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1939. 518pp.

Beryl Williams; Samuel Epstein. William Crawford Gorgas: Tropic Fever Fighter. New York City: J. Messner. 1953. 184pp.


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