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Naval History and Heritage Command

First Aid to the Fallen

Corpsmen on a beach helping a wounded soldier
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Irwin Hoffman; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions 34H X 44W
Accession #: 88-159-FX as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Accompanying the first wave of troops to the beach, Navy hospital corpsmen in training at Camp Lejeune "inject" morphine and affix a tag to one of the "casualties" of the landing operations.

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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