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Claes-Gustaf Nordquist, M.D.


I`m a retired Swedish military physician-surgeon with a big interest in military history - mainly European and especially of the Nordic-Scandinavian area. This also includes the history of military medicine.

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A very long and intense personal interest.


Doctor of Medicine. You can also find me here on under these categories: I also answer questions in other categories: Oncology (General Cancer), General History, Brain Tumors, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer

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2016-04-29 WW2:

Well, when I was the chef medical officer of the Royal Swedish Guards & Horse Guards - a joint infantry & cavalry regiment - I did hate my 1940 model semiautomatic 9 mm service pistol! A bad licensed copy

2016-04-25 ww2:

For more information please see my previous answer here to your fellow Canadian Nathan with regards to the Scandinavian countries in World War 2.     Well I am a Swede living in Sweden but as a child I

2016-04-24 Wanting to know more about Scandinavia countries and their role in World War 2.:

Well, normally with the Scandinavian countries you mean the countries in or around the Scandinavian peninsula. This is normally often interpreted as the countries of Sweden, Norway (these 2 constitute

2016-03-24 capital city:

Haubtstadt in German literally means head city, so it means capital city. The capital city of Germany was and is indeed Berlin. Another possibility would be Vienna (Wien) which had been the capital city

2016-03-23 Arnhem 1944:

I would also have closed my hatch! I do agree he should have been present! Yes I had some memory that there had been warnings about the German forces. Well even if the British had advanced it is most uncertain


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