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JAMA. 1949;140(16):1279-1280. doi:10.1001/jama.1949.02900510029011.
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DR. LULL AWARDED LEGION OF HONOR MEDAL  His activities on behalf of the French people immediately after World War II have won for General George F. Lull, former Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Army and now Secretary and General Manager of the American Medical Association, the coveted Legion of Honor medal from the French government. Formal presentation of the medal was made by Jean Joseph Viala, French Consul General, in Chicago Wednesday, July 27.His appointment as Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Army in 1943 climaxed a career in Army medicine started in 1912, during which he served in all grades from lieutenant to major general. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his activities in World War II.

BLOOD BANK CONFERENCE  There are approximately 1,513 blood banks in the United States according to the progress report of the American Medical


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