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US Army Hospitals in WWII: Evacuation of the Wounded

Hospitalization in World War II – Evacuation of the Wounded

Unlike the US Fifth Army, Hutch crossed the Volturno River backward. While the Allies crossed under machine-gun fire eleven days earlier, Hutch rode in a jeep, turned in the front seat to face little Lucia. Her litter was strapped across the backseat, while two more litters were strapped on the hood. A furrow raced up Lucia’s forehead, and she clutched her doll even tighter. Time for Hutch’s treat. “... Read Article