National Geographic : 1962 Nov
KODACHROMESK( NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCI Saved from certain death, a stretcher-borne Vietnamese soldier leaves his air ambulance for a hospital in Da Nang. The day before, he was shot in the abdomen while patrolling Bou Aie Ha. Called by radio, the Army helicopter flew to the rescue. Glucose, administered by medics, starts the man toward recovery. 738 Grimacing from the pain he causes, a U. S. Navy corpsman bathes the feet of a girl suffer ing from ulcers. Navy's Dr. James Shumaker (left) and his assistant ministered to the crowd at a one-day rural clinic. Medical aid for South Vietnamese is one of the jobs of the American Military Assistance Advisory Group.