1. A survey has been made of the Libyan-Tunisian
Campaign from the Medical Administrative aspect.
2. A description of the 'G', 'A' and ' Q' background
of the campaign is given , in order to show how closely the
medical service must fit in with general clanning of
,operations and maintenance in order to obtain successful
3. The success of the medical and hygiene organisation
was illustrated in the good health of the EIGHTH ARMY
and in the low mortality among casualties.
4. The medical and dental organisation has been
described together with the many modifications and
adaptations peculiar to the needs of the Western Desert.
5. Apart from the victorious and rapid nature of the
campaign, stress has been laid on the magnificent effort
of the medical services in withdrawal to EL ALAMEIN and
the complete reorganisation and re- equipment of medical
6. Another achievement was the success in medical
'planning, which enabled the collection, treatment and
evacuation of sick and wounded, to function smoothly
throughout the campaign.
7. The problems of road, rail, sea and air evacuation
throughout the campaign have been described.