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An LST Transports the Wounded

The wounded being loaded onto a landing craft
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Joseph Hirsch; 1943; Framed Dimensions 25H X 45W
Accession #: 88-159-FQ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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An LST returns to the beach at Guadalcanal with litters and sitters (stretcher cases and ambulatory cases) who are taken by ambulance and truck to mobile hospitals. The Japanese planes in the foreground have been brought back for salvage purposes.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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