When human memory fades away, stones keep telling the story – in memory of Lt. Col. Kazimierz Malanowicz, MD, PhD (1884–1933)
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Zakład Historii Medycyny, Farmacji i Medycyny Wojskowej Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi; kierownik: prof. dr hab. n. med. Czesław Jeśman
Submission date: 2016-09-29
Publication date: 2016-12-05
LW 2017;95(1):106-112
The article presents a Polish military physician who was bound with the town of Vilnius for a long time. He was born in Brest‑on‑the‑Bug, on February 26, 1884. In 1911, he graduated from the Imperial University in Moscow. Served in the Russian Army as a physician of 75th and 259th Infantry Regiments. He took part in the Great War. In 1919, he became a Polish soldier and participated in the war against Russia in 1920. In the interwar period, he worked as the head of bacterial laboratory of the Military Hospital in Vilnius, and than became the commandant of 3rd Regional Hospital in Grodno. It was one of the most important military hospitals in Poland in the interwar period. Lieutenant Colonel Kazimierz Malanowicz died in Grodno, on June 6, 1933. He was buried at the Antokol Cemetery in Vilnius. As the years passed, his gravestone became considerably worn and in 2016 the Military Medical Chamber from Warsaw financed its renovation.
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