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Perishable rush / an Army Air Forces film ; Motion Picture Unit, Office of Motion Picture Services ; produced for Motion Pictures and Special Events Division, War Finance Division, U.S. Treasury Department.
Date
1945
Main contributor
United States. Army Air Forces.
Summary
Shows how the Army Air Forces during World War II flew wounded men from Pacific battle areas to hospitals and home towns in the United States. Uses a mix of actuality footage and fictional reenactments to follow a soldier from being wounded in action, cared for by medics on the battlefield, undergoing surgery in a mobile hospital near the front lines, recuperating in Guam, being shipped back to the United States, and convalescing in hospital near the soldier's home town.
Contributors
United States. Army Air Forces.; United States. Army Air Forces. Office of Motion Pictures Services. Motion Picture Unit; United States. War Finance Division. Motion Pictures and Special Events Division.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Army Air Forces
Genres
Sponsored films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945; Aerial operations, American; Medical care; Hospitals; Transport of sick and wounded
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (14 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

"Army Air Forces special film project 215"--Opening/closing frame.

DVD copy available.

Statement of Responsibility

an Army Air Forces film ; Motion Picture Unit, Office of Motion Picture Services ; produced for Motion Pictures and Special Events Division, War Finance Division, U.S. Treasury Department.

Other Identifiers
: ocm09033774; LCCN: fie54000323; OCLC: ocm09033774; OCLC: 9033774