Bethune, (Henry) Norman

Bethune, (Henry) Norman
born March 3, 1890, Gravenhurst, Ont., Can.
died Nov. 12, 1939, Huang Shikou, Hebei, China

Canadian surgeon and political activist.

He began his medical career in 1917, serving with Canadian forces in World War I. During the Spanish Civil War he was a surgeon with the loyalist forces, setting up the first mobile blood-transfusion service. After a trip to the Soviet Union in 1935, he joined the Communist Party of Canada. In 1938 he left Canada to serve as a surgeon with the Chinese army in its war with Japan, organizing field hospitals and setting up medical schools. He became a national hero of China.

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Universalium. 2010.

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