National Geographic : 1945 Mar
Heroes' Return 339 T'. S. Army Signal Corps, Official Signature Swapping by Nurses and Patients Keeps Alive Shipboard Friendships Soon litter bearers will enter this ward of the hospital ship Wisteria to take the boys ashore. Many litter patients could walk down the gangplank, but their casts and bandages make donning of uniforms impracticable. Best way to keep them warm en route to Stark General Hospital is between blankets on a litter (page 334).