Breathing Assistance: British, French and US Medical Co-operation and the Curious Affair of HMS ‘Phoebe’, October 1942

In this post, Dr Frances Houghton examines a puzzling medical mystery in the Royal Navy in 1942, and explains how this illuminates close bonds of shared Allied friendship and international medical co-operation in the Second World War. Frances is currently a Simon Research Fellow (University of Manchester), examining medical ‘cultures of care’ in the Royal …