Flight nurse based in Prestwick, Scotland,
preparing patients for transatlantic flight. (USAF photo)
70 Years Ago—Mar. 29,
1944: US expands North
Atlantic medical air evacuation to move 200 patients/day, clearing hospitals in
England for D-Day. German air raid on the 93rd Evacuation Hospital
at Anzio, Italy, kills 3 patients and 2 enlisted hospital personnel.