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The Wounded Don't Walk

A corpsman carries a wounded soldier on his back
Description: Drawing, Pastel on Paper; by Irwin Hoffman; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions; 31H X 25W
Accession #: 88-159-GB as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Unless their wounds are very slight in which case they continue to fight wounded Marines are borne back from the front. They travel by stretcher, where possible, or over a Navy corpsman's back. This corpsman in training practices a task which may soon be his in grim earnest.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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