Saul Krugman M.D. – Physician, Scientist, Teacher 1911-1995

Military Service

Dr. Krugman and his wife, Sylvia circa World War II (top), Dr. Krugman at desk in dispensary (bottom).

In June 1941, with the United States heading for war, Saul Krugman entered the U.S. Army Air Corps as a flight surgeon. Captain Krugman served until 1946, and spent almost his entire military career in the South Pacific Theater. In one 13-month period, from August 1944 to September 1945, Krugman logged over 115,000 miles, primarily on air evacuation missions.

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