Names of wounded are checked off as ambulance jeeps move troops from the 3rd Medical Battalion hospital in Okinawa, Japan
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945, April 28 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Wounded United States Marines being evacuated in Okinawa, Japan during World War II. Ambulance jeep with wounded marines pulls away from 3rd Medical Battalion hospital. Ambulance jeep comes in, stops and backs up. Navy Chief passes transfer sheets of the evacuees. Patients loaded onto a truck as they talk. Medical sheets and transfers. Trucks loaded with patients move down a road. Trucks move over a small bridge and a sign in the foreground reads 'Evacuation Station'. Corpsmen check off patient's name. Marines carry stretcher cases along the dock. Stretchers being placed onto LCM (Landing Craft, Mechanized). Wounded Marines aboard the LCM. Hospital ship USS Comfort (AH-6) in the background.
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