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General view of medical ward of the 2nd Evac. Hospital, Diddington England 06/03/1943.  Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park.

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Transporting wounded on Iwo Jima. Wounded Marine being evacuated from the front lines 03/1945

Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park.

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A Coast Guard pharmacist’s mate gives first aid to an American fighter who has just returned from the liberation beach. The wounded man is transferred from a landing boat to a Coast Guard assault transport off the coast of France.80 G 49454 WWII medical photosmedical

USS Bull Head (SS-332) during War patrol in the Pacific caring for wounded (06/20/45)

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American ambulance waits outside a bombed building in Bastogne, Belgium, while a searcher looks for persons injured during the ten-day defense by the 101st Airborne Division. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland (111-SC-255690)

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Medical corpsmen attend patients awaiting surgery while surgeons operate on others on platform (rear center) at the 60th Field Hospital in St. Max [?], France. There is writing in German script on the wall. 10/03/1945

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General view of ward showing ward man with recently liberated civilian American internees. Santo Tomas University, Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands. 02/09/1945. World War 2. 893rd Clearing Company, 135th Medical Group, Philippines.
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Medics helping injured soldier, France, 1944. 208-YE-22

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“Transfer of wounded from USS BUNKER HILL to USS WILKES BARRE, who were injured during fire aboard carrier following Jap suicide dive bombing attack off Okinawa.” PhoM3c. Kenneth E. Roberts, May 11, 1945. 80-G-328610.

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In an underground surgery room, behind the front lines on Bougainville, an American Army doctor operates on a U.S. soldier wounded by a Japanese sniper.” December 13, 1943. 111-SC-187247

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Private Roy Humphrey is being given blood plasma by Pfc. Harvey White, after he was wounded by shrapnel, on 9 August 1943 in Sicily.” Wever. 111-SC-178198

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