Medics treat injured soldiers at 376th Field Unit hospital on the outskirts of Nijmegen, Holland in World War II.
Nijmegen Netherlands Date:1944, September 23 Duration:1 min 37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. soldiers in Holland during World War 2. Soldiers aboard a jeep passing on a street. Trees in the area. 376th Field Unit hospital on the outskirts of Nijmegen. Two U.S. soldiers carry a tank of blood into the building. American soldiers standing among wounded German prisoners of war lying on litters outside the building and mingling with ambulatory wounded German soldiers in a garden. Closups of several German wounded on stretchers. Local civilians including a nurse in white, helping the wounded. Red Cross corpsman making out identification tags for wounded. Ambulatory wounded standing and walking about in front of the building. U.S. wounded soldiers being transported by jeep and removed from field ambulances. One being carried by a single soldier, into a building and others following on litters. (Note: The gentleman in white coat, at TC: 00:56 to 00:59, has been identified, by his son, as J. Th. van der Schoot, then 35 years old, who worked at the Canisius hospital in Nijmegen, and lived across the street from the 376th Field Unit hospital at Houtlaan nr.19, Nijmegen.)
My father, J. Th. van der Schoot, then 35 years old, appears in this clip at approximately 57 seconds, standing in the white coat on the left. He worked at the Canisius hospital in Nijmegen, and lived across the street from the 376th Field Unit hospital at Houtlaan nr.19, Nijmegen.
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