Wheeler Bryson Lipes Photo

Wheeler Bryson Lipes

Born: Jul 12, 1920

Death: Apr 17, 2005

Birthplace: New Castle

Nationality: United States

Wheeler Bryson Lipes

Date of Birth : Jul 12, 1920
Date of Death : Apr 17, 2005
Birth Place : New Castle

In September 1942, Wheeler Lipes performed an emergency appendectomy aboard a United States Navy submarine. Although he did not have proper medical equipment or formal surgical training, the operation was a success.

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