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Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky (1906-1975), Soviet surgeon. Vishnevsky, who worked on gunshot wounds and cardiac surgery during his career, was elected a member of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences in 1953. He received the Hero of Socialist Labour award in 1966. Photographed in 1960.
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