TNA, AIR 14/617, minute by Air Vice Marshal Robert Saundby
, June 24, 1943.
Rest, dietary control, diuretics and digitalis, and promotion of extrarenal elimination were the only treatments available until the 1940s (Fishberg, 1940; Loomis, 1888; Purdy, 1886; Saundby
Air Marshal Sir Robert Saundby
, Harris's deputy commander, spoke for most when he wrote: "I can say that in view of the met report and other conditions, everyone, including myself, expected the C-in-C to cancel the raid.
He told Saundby
about his conversation with Spaatz and also expressed his view that Dresden was of no importance to the advancing Russians.
As early as 1897, Dr Robert Saundby
warned, 'Diabetes is undoubtedly rare among people who lead a laborious life in the open air, while it prevails chiefly with those who spend most of their time in sedentary indoor occupations.
Carrington had served in the Great War with Harris' Senior Air Staff Officer, Robert Saundby, and was well connected in academe and publishing circles between the wars.
43) Then, on August 30, a skeptical G/C Ops minuted Saundby reporting that a No 4 Group study had surprisingly indicated that losses seemed to decrease proportionally with concentration.
In 1897 Dr Robert Saundby
said, 'Diabetes is undoubtedly rare among people who lead a laborious life in the open air, while it prevails chiefly with those who spend most of their time in sedentary indoor occupations.