National Geographic : 1944 Nov
Infantrymen-The Fighters of War 533 Ollie Atkins from American Rted Cross Up a Rugged Mountain Trail in Italy Comes a Muleload of Blood Plasma The GI mule skinner takes the plasma (in cans) and other medical supplies to an infantry aid station right at the scene of fighting. Sharing honors with the doughboys for courage and bravery at the front are the medical aid men, who go along, unarmed, into the thick of battle (page 522). U. S. Army Signal Corps. Official With Tommy Guns, Infantrymen Fire on Nazi Advance Units Near Anzio, Italy They are only 400 yards from hostile lines. For such patrol work, in feeling out enemy strength, doughboys like the Tommy gun, which produces a heavy burst of short-range fire in tight situations (page 526).