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Dr. Henry Heimlich, WW2 Navy Veteran

Special | 33m 49s

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Dr. Henry Heimlich, a Navy veteran of World War 2, describes his war service on a secret mission in China. His experience there lead to Dr. Heimlich inventing the Heimlich Valve Chest Tube which saved thousands of lives during the Vietnam War.

Aired: 09/13/07 | Rating: NR

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