Medics in WWII

On any World War II battlefield, there would bb thousands of men trained and ready to do one thing: take the life of the enemy. But there would also be a few trained and ready to do an entirely different mission: save lives. These were the battlefield medics.  Medics in World War II were the front line of battlefield medicine. In the American army, for instance, a battalion of some 400 to 500 men typically would have about thirty medics or aidmen; although sometimes attrition made that number much smaller.


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