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Dentist of Bougainville

Dentist treating a patient
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Kerr Eby; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 25W
Accession #: 88-159-DK as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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An aching tooth can incapacitate a fighting man almost as quickly and just as painfully as a battle wound. Officers in the Navy Dental Corps go into the front lines with troops and set up "offices," as this one at Bougainville has done, within gun range of the foe.

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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