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Sep282010

NLM Digital Collections

On September 27, 2010, the National Library of Medicine® (NLM) launched a new free digital repository, Digital Collections, which is complementary to the PubMed Central® digital archive of electronic journal articles. The repository currently provides rich search, browse and retrieval of monographs and films from the NLM History of Medicine Division. Additional content and other format types will be added over time. Users can perform full text and keyword searching within each collection or across the entire repository.

 

Nice collection.  Nice transcripts.  Too bad the videos aren't embeddable. 

DDT; United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Aeronautics.; 1944.

 

[01:01] Because in some areas more men were being incapacitated from action by insect-born diseases than by battle casualties,

[01:09] a search for a more powerful insecticide than had previously been known was imperative.

[01:14] The answer to the quest for a poison to eradicate the insects

[01:18] which threatened the morale, health, and military efficiency of our troops was found in DDT.

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