[Excerpt from Wilbur A. Sawyer's diary concerning his visit to post-war Poland]
Dr. Sawyer's diary notes provide a good picture of the many health administration challenges in post-war Europe: food
shortages, epidemic disease, and damaged hospitals, laboratories, and sanitation infrastructures, shortages of medical personnel,
and thousands of displaced persons. He also described a visit to the Majdanek concentration camp, near Lublin, Poland.
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7-21 November 1945
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
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Post-War Work: UNRRA and Retirement, 1944-1954
[Excerpt from Wilbur A. Sawyer's diary concerning his visit to post-war Poland] [22 November-7 December 1945]