Medical air evacuation

Unit Medical evacuation units
Place Asia: Korea
Accession Number ART40301
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 132 cm x 157.8 cm x 27 kg
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker Hele, Ivor
Place made Australia: South Australia, Aldinga
Date made 1953
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Australian airmen assisting in a medical air evacuation. The wounded are being carried on stretchers from an amubulance vehicle to a waiting aircraft to be flown from Kimpo to Japan for treatment at one of the Australian base hospitals at either Kure or Iwakuni.