[Ambulances and Douglas C-47 Skytrain]

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[Ambulances and Douglas C-47 Skytrain]


Photograph of ambulances parked near a Douglas C-47 Skytrain aircraft at a South Pacific airfield, 1942-1945.

Typed caption glued to verso: "U.S. Health Haven in the Pacific. Wounded fighting men are transferred from American transport planes to ambulances at a landing field on a South Pacific island where the U.S. Navy maintains its Fleet Recreation Center. The men will be nursed back to health on the island. The center has been established as an oasis of peace and quiet for wounded and battle-weary men of the Allied forces. 13243-FN. Approved by appropriate U.S. authority."


1942-1945 circa

Bibliographic Citation

The Lee Embree Collection/The Museum of Flight