Unit History: Field Ambulance

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Field Ambulance
A field ambulance was designed to take care of injured soldiers temporarily before they could be moved into permenant hospital facilities. They are often designed so they are visible and easily accessible. A mobile medical kit is placed in a normalised container, in case of airborne structure. Field ambulances were used regularly during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. They now ten to be referred to as ’field hospitals’.

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