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1918 Sept. 18

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

France - Clint's visit with Llyod was cut short when he was ordered to Field Hospital 15 for temporary duty. He is now at Field Hospital 1 doing paperwork related to hospital records and reports, a big change from being a dentist. He assures her that her letters are the best part of his time overseas and she can never send too many. When he arrived at his current location, his shoulder bag with all his mail go... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1918 June 26

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

France - Clint is writing from a field hospital operating room, where he has the night shift. There is a shortage of field surgeons so some of the dental surgeons have been called in to act as anaesthetists. The extra work leaves little time for food and rest, but at least one life has been saved by shortening the time it took to operate. He describes the wounded soldiers they have operated on, as well as the ... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers