Hp. 40: Li-2

The Lisunov Li-2 was a Soviet transport aircraft that was used extensively by the Soviet Air Forces during World War II. It was a twin-engine aircraft that was based on the Douglas DC-3, and was used for a variety of roles, including troop transport, cargo transport, and medical evacuation. The Li-2 was a reliable and […]

Gglider-Borne Medical Evacuation

Glider-borne medical evacuation operations involved using gliders to transport medical personnel and equipment to evacuate wounded soldiers from battlefields. This allowed for quicker and more efficient medical care, reducing casualties and improving the overall health of troops.

Feifel Sd.Kfz. 234/11

A German armored reconnaissance vehicle based on the Sd.Kfz. 234 chassis but designed for medical evacuation. It featured a larger crew compartment for medical staff and a stretcher for wounded soldiers.

Fc. 98

The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch was a German light observation and liaison aircraft used in World War II. Known for its exceptional short takeoff and landing capabilities, it served as a valuable asset for reconnaissance, troop transport, and medical evacuation.

Ct. C-46 Commando Medical Evacuation

The use of C-46 Commando aircraft for evacuating wounded soldiers from battlefields to hospitals during World War II, providing critical medical care.

Cr. C-47 Skytrain Operations

The specific missions and roles undertaken by C-47 Skytrain aircraft during World War II, including troop transport, supply delivery, and medical evacuation.

Cq. C-47 Skytrain Modifications

Changes made to the C-47 Skytrain aircraft for specific roles, such as troop transport, glider towing, or medical evacuation.

Cn. C-47 Skytrain

A twin-engine transport aircraft developed by Douglas Aircraft for the United States Army Air Forces. It was widely used during World War II for transporting troops, supplies, and equipment. It was also used for paratroop operations and medical evacuation.

C-47 Skytrain

A versatile American transport aircraft widely used during World War II, primarily for transporting troops, supplies, and paratroopers. It was also used for medical evacuation and aerial reconnaissance.

Approaching the Invasion, Medical Preparations

The planning and organization of medical support for the invasion, including the establishment of field hospitals, medical evacuation procedures, and the training of medical personnel.