[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.
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
39 (2,310,460 Bytes)
22 November-7 December 1945
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Post-War Work: UNRRA and Retirement, 1944-1951
[Excerpt from Wilbur A. Sawyer's diary concerning his visit to post-war Poland] [7-21 November 1945]