Ben H. Marshall, M.D. Biographical File

Summary Information

Marshall, Ben H., M.D. (1907-1969)
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Ben H. Marshall, M.D. Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1942 - 1945
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Biographical file includes a manuscript written by Dr. Marshall's son, Ben Marshall, Jr., concerning his father's experiences as a surgeon during World War II. Copies of Dr. Marshall's original letters concerning his war experiences are included, as are many photographs.

Preferred Citation

Marshall, Ben H., M.D. (1907-1969). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Ben H. Marshall, M.D., graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1935, and he established a medical/surgical practice in Fayetteville, TN. In 1942 he joined the Vanderbilt 300th General Hospital Unit and served in Italy until October 1945. Dr. Marshall served as a key member of the 300th General Hospital 15th Evac Surgical Team April 1945 in Italy's Apennine Mountains in support of the 5th Army 10th Mountain Division. His son, Ben Marshall Jr., documents his father's surgical accomplishments in an unpublished manuscript entitled, "Italy 1945-the Final Push." This manuscript is available in Historical Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Military Medicine
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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