National Geographic : 1945 Sep
U.S.Navy, Official This Big Navy Flying Boat Will Fly Wounded Marines to Pearl Harbor in 24 Hours-By Ship ItWould Take Two Weeks! Ambulances waiting to transfer casualties line up on the Marianas runway. Coronados often fly to and from islandswhere there arenolanding fields orwhere traffic on airstrips is heavy. Ordinarily they carry 30 litter and six ambulatory patients, but as many as60wounded have been flown.