15 Aug. Capt. Agee met with
Dr. Jerome who represented the Medical Committee of the Maquis in the
Haute Vienne, determined requirements, discussed medical problems, and
planned to go when needed to a neighboring village centrally located
in the department where a hospital was being set up in which surgery
could be performed. Surgeons were scarce in the Haute Vienne but there
was adequate care from physicians of other types. Medical supplies were
21 Aug. Capt. Agee assisted in the terms of surrender of the German troops in Limoges. He found the general hospital here which had been used by the German troops well-equipped with no serious shortages as had been expected.
27 Aug. A Frenchman in civilian clothes dropped a .32 cal. pistol which discharged, the bullet knicking the Captain's left calf, then entering the right leg behind the knee and lodging in the right thigh. Bullet was removed at the Limoges General Hospital where he stayed till he was evacuated 3 September by Dakota to Harrington. From there he went on to London.
In Capt. Agee's report he comments on the move of "Percy Red" west to harass and ambush the Germans moving north from Bordeaux. He had great praise for Capt. Grunseth and his Group. They were highly regarded by the French.
Summary compiled by John Hamblet.