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Mercy Breasts the Tide

An ambulance unloads the wounded into a landing craft
Description: Painting, Gouache on Paper; by James Turnbull; 1945; Framed Dimensions 23H X 32W
Accession #: 88-159-KO as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Churning through hub-deep waves, a tiny U.S. ambulance backs up to the open door of an LST hospital ship and surrenders its cargo of wounded men off Lingayen Gulf.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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