This commission consists of the following members of the Medical Corps. Majors Richard P. Strong, Homer F. Swift and Eugene L. Opie; Captains Ward J. MacNeal, Walter Baetjer, A. M. Pappenheimer and A. D. Peacock, and Lieut. David Rapport. A report of the investigations and conclusions has just been issued in a large volume. This will be of value to others pursuing investigations on the subject.
In carrying out the investigations, since the disease is not transmissible to animals, it was necessary to secure the assistance of volunteers, and eighty-two American soldiers, after having the conditions of the experiment fully explained to them, volunteered their services. The work was carried out at a stationary hospital of the British Expeditionary Forces, the laboratory apparatus and supplies with funds being furnished through the American Red Cross. The researches are extensive, including examination and inoculation of the volunteers and the study of numerous