Photographs of the Eighth Evacuation Hospital, 1942-1944.

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Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1898-1949. Photographs of the Eighth Evacuation Hospital, 1942-1944.

Photographs of the Eighth Evacuation Hospital, 1942-1944.

The collection contains photographs of personnel and activities of the Eighth Evacuation Hospital in North Africa and Italy during World War II. Scenes include Casablanca; hospital tents at Anja Hill; an eruption of Mt. Vesuvius; bombed ruins in Italy; winter at Pietramala; celebrity visits; celebrations including Jefferson's birthday and weddings; and group portraits of the doctors, nurses, and enlisted men. Many of the photographs were used in "The 8th Evac." by Byrd Stuart Leavell.

216 (ca.) photos : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm. or smaller.

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