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A Wounded Buddy

Corpsmen treat a Marine
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Kerr Eby; 1944; Framed Dimensions 25H X 31W
Accession #: 88-159-CZ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Faces tight with strain, hospital corpsmen watch breathlessly to see the effect of the blood plasma they have injected into the veins of a Marine casualty at Tarawa. Silence cloaks the onlookers as Destiny balances the delicate scales: Will it be life or death?

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