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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, with Private first class George Berier. Berier's head is wrapped in gauze, and he is preparing to take medicine. Jensen is weari...

Date: 1945 

Description: A young, injured Marine wearing dogtags smiles after a blood transfusion on the USS "Samaritan" in Iwo Jima. He is bandaged and is holding a pack of Lucky...

Date: 1945 

Description: Overhead view of wounded soldiers being transported to the USS "Samaritan".

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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.

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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.

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.

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Amputees

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Description: A carte-de-visite of John Schmit, Freddy Hill, Leland Fay and George Schmit, who were frozen on the night of March 10th and 11th, 1876, on the Green Bay an...

Photograph

Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, on a plane with wounded soldiers. Jensen is wearing a jumpsuit. There are stretchers attached to the sides of the plane with wou...

Date: 1945-02 

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

Photograph

Wounded Marine

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent". Fenton survived the inj...

Date: 1936-09 

Description: Beryl Markham, a former Kenyan bush pilot, waves to the crowd as she arrives at Floyd Bennett Field in New York. She had just completed the first solo east...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a man with his arm in a sling and using a crutch saying "I tried riding the...

Date: 1956 

Description: A cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a man on crutches with a broken leg, a man's head with a pained expression...

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: 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...

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 stand by patients, one of which sits by a hospital bed, and anoth...

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: 1943-08-09 

Description: Pfc. Harvey White of Minneapolis, Minnesota gives blood plasma to a wounded soldier lying on a stretcher, while civilian women and children look on from th...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A woman with a badge marked "Bell Telephone System" holds a telephone cradle while handing a wounded marine a telephone receiver. The marine is lying in be...

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