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Malcolm Grow

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MALCOLM C. GROW (1887-1960) served from 1915-1917 as a regimental surgeon in the First Division of the First Siberian Army Corps in Galicia. He twice distinguished himself and received the Order of Saint Stanislaus, 3rd class, and the Order of St. George, 4th class. He left Russia after the February 1917 Revolution. He went on to a distinguished career in the US Army Medical Service, inventing light body armor, and serving as the first Surgeon General of the Air Force. The Malcolm Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland is named in his honor.

Surgeon Grow

Chtenia: Winter 2017
The only American attached as a regimental surgeon to a Russian army unit gives an up close look at what the war and revolution were like.
Author: Malcolm Grow