Vintage Photographs Of Engineers


Engineers work on telegraph poles above the tents of two US Army field hospitals, the 5th and the 50th. The hospitals opened their doors on the 14th of August 1944 and two weeks later reached a capacity of 1,000 beds. They were staffed by 68 doctors, 105 nurses and 500 men. Both were setup at Saint Hilaire Petitville east of Carentan ~