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Korea Soldier Evacuated by Helicopter, 1951

Korea Soldier Evacuated by Helicopter, 1951

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This photo depicts a wounded American soldier on a litter as he is placed on a helicopter at the 21st Infantry Regiment collecting station at Painmal, Korea, one mile south of the 38th Parallel, for evacuation to a base hospital, 3 April 1951.

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