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Richard L. Melling, M.D.
JAMA. 1946;130(15):1047. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870150065021.
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To the Editor:—  Re: the editorial "Bombing and Health," page 638, Vol. 130, No. 10, dated March 9, 1946.As chief of the Morale Division, U. S. Strategic Bombing Survey, under whose direction the Medical Sciences Branch of this survey operated, may I express the appreciation of each and every officer, enlisted man and civilian member of the U. S. S. B. S. whose combined efforts made the report possible. Your editorial is indeed a well earned compliment for them.May I correct for the record two minor errors in the editorial:

  1. Although Dr. Brandt was condemned to death on April 18, 1945 and the death warrant was signed by Hitler personally, Dr. Brandt was not executed. The conspiracy between Dr. Speer and Himmler versus Borman, Goebbels and Hitler resulted in Dr. Brandt's being repeatedly saved from execution and finally freed by Dr. Speer in May 1945 to join


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