Wounded men cross snowy field to the Battalion Aid Station, Mount Belvedere, Italy
10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection; Photograph Album 15A; Album placed in TMD60 Walter L. Galson Papers
Eight men walk in a straight line on a trail across a snow covered field. According to the caption, they are both walking wounded and a litter squad, accompanying a wounded enemy soldier on a litter to the Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Mountain Infantry, 1st Battalion aid station in a farm house in the Mount Belvedere area during the Italian Campaign. All are in battle fatigues and the litter squad members have crosses painted on their helmets.
February 20, 1945
8 x 10 photographic print has caption: "Mount Belevedere Area, Italy, Wounded walking and a litter squad carry an enemy wounded corporal, cross an open snow covered field to the Battalion Aid Station of the 1st Battalion, 85th Mountain Infantry, 10th Mountain Division, just under the crest of Mt. Belvedere which the 10th Mountain Division captured. Fifth Army." Date typed on reverse.; For physical location, see Photograph Albums 15A, Walter Galson, or Andrew Hastings Oversized Print, 64.; Formerly F40257; Mounted photoprint has caption: "1st Bn., 85th medics return to aid station on Mte. Belvedere." Date and Signal Corps negative number handwritten on the board beneath the print.; Self-adhesive tape on reverse of unmounted print.; Signal Corps negative SC341889; Title supplied by cataloger.; Vintage photographic print.; R7002003698
1 photoprint ; 20 x 24 cm (7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.); 1 photoprint ; 20 x 25 cm. (8 x 10 in.)
Is Part Of
10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Medicine, Military--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Medical aspects of war--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
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