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Wounded waiting to leave a landing craft
Description: Painting, Watercolor and Tempera on Paper; by Joseph Hirsch; 1943; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-EZ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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These ambulatory wounded, all Marine raiders, wait on the lowered platform of an LST as it approaches Lunga Beach Guadalcanal. The green tags indicate the specific injuries and the front line treatment administered. This particular group is returning from Rendova.

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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