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Combat Convalescence

Two corpsmen aid a soldier on a strechter
Description: Drawing, Pastel on Paper; by Irwin Hoffman; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions; 16H X 24W
Accession #: 88-159-FZ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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The processes of healing begin right on the field of battle in this war, often on the very spot where Death struck and missed. Navy hospital corpsmen in training apply an arm traction splint to a "casualty" during maneuvers.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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