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"This book contains interesting contributions on health in the International Brigades, a topic that has not yet been addressed with the depth it requires. All of them describe sanitary aspects from different fields (press, personal memories of the protagonists, medical advances, operation of hospitals) in wartime, maintaining a unifying approach that is that the medicine has achieved Important advances throughout history in times of war to Repond to the problems immediately presented to the combatants, as noted in the introduction José Martínez. Some of these advances are described in this work as new surgical and psychiatric techniques, the use of mobile hospitals, the organization of hospitals in the front and rear, and improvements in blood transfusions that saved Many lives… "