TITLE: Sinai Surgeon: The Adventures of an RCAF Medical Officer with the UNEF
Author: R. Mervyn Letts
Sinai Surgeon is an historical narrative of a military surgeon’s experiences and adventures with the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) in the Sinai desert during 1966-67, the year leading up to the Six Day War between Israel and Egypt. It focuses on the realities of Peacekeeping in the Gaza Strip and the Sinai, an area of the world which is still a hotbed of interest today and a key feature of Canadian military history. Click to read Chapter 1 of Sinai Surgeon
Dr. R. Mervyn Letts, M.D., FRCSC, is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who in 1966-67 was a Medical Officer in the RCAF posted to the United Nations Emergency Force in the Sinai from a surgical residency at the National Defence Medical Centre in Ottawa in the run-up year to the Six Day War. To order click here.