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Logistics Page 84 bottom
Caption: USS Repose (AH 16) carried twenty-four doctors, twenty-nine nurses, and 250 corpsmen. The hospital ship served over 62,000 patients between 1966 and 1970. (National Archives and Records Administration

Logistics page 87 bottom
Caption: Captain Dinsmore and Engineman First Class John Lyons pose with the mortar and their patient after they removed and disarmed the round. (Courtesy of Dr. Harry Dinsmore, Jr.)

Logistics page 87 xray
Caption: This X-ray shows the mortar still in the soldier's body. (Courtesy of Dr. Harry Dinsmore, Jr.)
Published: Thu Jun 10 11:09:57 EDT 2021