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Medical evacuation, Kenai airport, Kenai 1950's

Photo taken on Kenai airport, note the WWII landing mat that was used until a strip was further surfaced. From the Cheechako News, a typical evacuation. Here Sp. Francis Becker, of Wildwood Army Station is being loaded into the L-20 for evacuation to Elmendorf AFB and 5040th Hospital. He had a badly cut and damaged leg from a skill saw accident.

Individuals

Sp. Francis Becker of Wildwood Army Station on stretcher, others unidentified.

Collection

Cheechako News

Location

Kenai, Alaska

Date

1950's

Photographer

Cheechako file photo

Image Type

B&W print

Dimensions

12 x 10 m

Condition

good

Identified By

Marge Mullen

Date Cataloged

2001-02-26

Archive Location

KPC Anthropology Lab


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