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Date: 1936-04-25 

Description: The cartoon by Gib Crockett shows the Altmeyer and Astin figures wearing bandages and crutches, as though they have been beaten up. From a radio nearby the...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Sgt. Vincent Brencick, USMC, IV Division, commander and sole survivor of the crew of the General Sherman tank Capetown, set afire by a mine. Sgt. Br...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: A young Algerian girl has her foot treated by a Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) worker in a tent. The man is wrapping the girl's foot in bandages. She...

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visitng Nurse, Mrs. Helen Horehled, is assisting Mrs. Charles W. Swan. Mrs. Swan, age 82, is recuperating from a broken hip and is living with her son and...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Wounded men lay in a foxhole in Iwo Jima waiting to be moved to another location.

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Description: A wounded Marine lays on a stretcher on the deck of the USS "Samaritan" in Iwo Jima. The man later died.

Date: 1945-04 ca.

Description: Two medics tend to a wounded soldier laying on a cot at a field hospital at Okinawa.

Photograph

Woman on Stretcher

Date: 1962 

Description: Vietnamese woman on a stretcher being carried to a helicopter for medical evacuation. The woman was injured during a Viet Cong raid on the village of Vinh...

Date: 1950 

Description: Smokey Bear cub receives treatment from Dr. Edwin J. Smith of Santa Fe, for burns he suffered in a forest fire.

Date: 1961 

Description: Soldier assisting a wounded South Vietnamese soldier.

Date: 1965-07-15 

Description: Medics treating Paratrooper Private First Class Richard F. Greene of Silver Springs, MD at Airborne battalion aid station at Santo Domingo, Dominican Repub...

Date: 1945-04 

Description: View of the gloved hands of a pair of surgeons as they begin to operate on a patient in Japan. One person holds a scalpel over a portion of an exposed ankl...

Historical Essay

Reform of Military Hospitals

How One Woman Changed Wisconsin During the Civil War

Discover how Cordelia Harvey's mission to reform hospitals during the Civil War would change Wisconsin forever.

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Valera Widener and her children: Norma (on her lap), Franklin (left), and Lyall (right), in Baron Brothers Department Store drinking milk provided by the E...

Photograph

Sauk Slaying Trial

Date: 1962-03-26 

Description: Accused police slayer Richard Nickl ducks photographers as spectators crowd the door to watch him leave Circuit Court. His left leg in cast was fractured w...

Photograph

St. John's Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the largest ward in St. John's Hospital, started in 1952. Nurses and doctors are standing by patients. One of the patients is sitting next to a...

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Civilians injured during a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi load into a helicopter for medical evacuation. Soldiers assist with the loading.

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Lt. Commander Leonard (Leo) Thelen, Commanding Officer of the hospital, takes the pulse of a Marine line officer whose legs have been injured by shrapnel.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Two American soldiers carry a Vietnamese woman on a stretcher across a field in Vietnam.

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Description: Marine Roy Elgin Jones lays wounded on the deck of the USS "Samaritan" in Iwo Jima. A medic sits next to him filling out a card on a clipboard.

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