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World War II: The Pacific and CBI Theaters

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World War II: The Pacific and CBI Theaters


Click to enlarge; Franklin Boggs, The Race Against Death, Admiralty Island, 1944. A casualty is hurried into a front line operating unit converted from a Japanese pill-box.

Franklin Boggs, The Race Against Death, Admiralty Island, 1944. A casualty is hurried into a front line operating unit converted from a Japanese pill-box.

Click to enlarge; Franklin Boggs, Jungle- Ally of the Enemy, South Pacific, 1944. Skin disease, a major concern for medics in the Pacific jungles.

Franklin Boggs, Jungle- Ally of the Enemy, South Pacific, 1944. Skin disease, a major concern for medics in the Pacific jungles.

Click to enlarge; Franklin Boggs, End of a Busy Day. Scrubbing out litters was an unpleasant but necessary task.

Franklin Boggs, End of a Busy Day. Scrubbing out litters was an unpleasant but necessary task.

Click to enlarge; Franklin Boggs, Evacuation Under Fire, Admiralty Island, 1944. A wounded man is carried from the fighting on the ridge down to a Battalion Aid Station.

Franklin Boggs, Evacuation Under Fire, Admiralty Island, 1944. A wounded man is carried from the fighting on the ridge down to a Battalion Aid Station.

Click to enlarge; Howard Baer, Moon Over Burma, 1944. A Portable Surgical Unit operating at night in the Burmese jungle.

Howard Baer, Moon Over Burma, 1944. A Portable Surgical Unit operating at night in the Burmese jungle.

Click to enlarge; Howard Baer, Burma Mud, 1944. An ambulance bogged down in the mud of a Burma trail during the monsoon season.

Howard Baer, Burma Mud, 1944. An ambulance bogged down in the mud of a Burma trail during the monsoon season.

Click to enlarge; John Stuart Curry, Shock Treatment.

John Stuart Curry, Shock Treatment.

Click to enlarge; Robert Benney, Shock Tent.

Robert Benney, Shock Tent.

Click to enlarge; Robert Benney, Flashlight Surgery, Saipan. Doctors performing brain surgery by flashlight during the blackout of a Japanese air raid.

Robert Benney, Flashlight Surgery, Saipan. Doctors performing brain surgery by flashlight during the blackout of a Japanese air raid.