We are grateful to Brigadier General Earl Maxwell, United States Army, Surgeon, United States Army Forces in South Pacific Area; to Captain Arthur H. Dearing, United States Navy, Force Medical Officer, South Pacific Area; to his successor, Captain Frederick R. Hook, United States Navy, and to Brigadier J. W. Twhigg, Director Medical Services, New Zealand Expeditionary Forces, Pacific, for their constant support of the South Pacific Malaria Control Organization and its work as described in the following pages.

We wish it were possible to give recognition to all those who aided in this work. Unfortunately this cannot be done. Special acknowledgement is made of the noteworthy contributions of Commander James J. Sapero, Medical Corps, United States Navy, Malaria and Epidemic Control Officer, South Pacific Area and of his successor, Commander F. A. Butler, United States Navy.

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