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Out of the Firing Line

A group of corpsmen transport as man on a litter
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by David Stone Martin; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions 28H X 36W
Accession #: 88-159-IJ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Training at the Naval Medical Field Service School at Camp Lejeune to administer rapid and efficient first aid to Marine wounded, hospital corpsmen find one of their most difficult and dangerous duties will be removal of casualties from the battlefield. These corpsmen move a "wounded" man across the sandy dunes of a practice beachhead, carefully low to avoid enemy fire.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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