Medical casualties Saipan 1944

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Medical casualties Saipan 1944

Post by Steve Webb » Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:22 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhWw7n_g5po

A lot of good scenes of equipment and pretty neat tailgate mod on an jeep ambulance.
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Re: Medical casualties Saipan 1944

Post by Mark Tombleson » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:37 pm

Wow... Good video!

I saw lots of ambulance jeeps...
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Someone check my work please and see if we can identify the Division or any more numbers.
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Re: Medical casualties Saipan 1944

Post by Mark Jesic » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:48 am

Thanks for posting this Steve, really interesting. We owe these guys a debt of gratitude.

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Re: Medical casualties Saipan 1944

Post by sunnyboy » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:24 am

Mark the 2nd and 4th Marine divisions were in the invasion of Saipan, my Marine contract jeep 37141 has the same inverted white triangle in the same spot on the windshield but but as I’ve mentioned before according to the early WW2 Marine Corp UNIS markings the white triangle was used by the 5th Marine Regiment 1st Div in the early parts of the war although I think theirs wasn’t inverted. Then the Corps changed their UNIS markings midway through the war. Javier 2/14 Marine posted a good detailed write up on this, check on USMC 37141jeep. Thanks

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