Transportation of the sick and wounded.

One of 45 books in the series: War Department field manual available on this site.

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This guide is "published for the information and guidance of all concerned" (p. ii) about the proper protocol of transporting sick and wounded war victims. According to the Foreward, "It includes a description of the common methods and means of transporting patients on land, sea, and in the air, and is appropriately illustrated" (p. iii); the descriptions include manual, motor ambulance, rail, water, and air transportation.

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iv, 224 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.

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United States. War Department. February 1945.

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  • Main Title: Transportation of the sick and wounded.
  • Added Title: War Department field manual ; FM 8-35.
  • Series Title: War Department field manual

Description

This guide is "published for the information and guidance of all concerned" (p. ii) about the proper protocol of transporting sick and wounded war victims. According to the Foreward, "It includes a description of the common methods and means of transporting patients on land, sea, and in the air, and is appropriately illustrated" (p. iii); the descriptions include manual, motor ambulance, rail, water, and air transportation.

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iv, 224 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • February 1945

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  • Aug. 31, 2010, 10:25 p.m.

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  • April 29, 2016, 7:03 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Transportation of the sick and wounded., book, February 1945; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28316/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.