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Mary Pat Bullins
Mary Pat Bullins • 1 year ago

On August 22, 1864, The International Red Cross was founded as part of the Geneva Convention.  We found this photo of Ernest Hemingway in an American Red Cross Ambulance during World War I in Italy. Circa 1918.

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Ernest Hemingway at age 19, photo taken in Milan, Italy, 1918. After high school Hemingway enlisted in WWI. He left for the Italian front in 1918. He served in a volunteer ambulance unit. He was wounded and decorated by the Italian government with the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery. During WWII, he was at the Normandy landing, the liberation of Paris and several other key moments as a war correspondent.

Ernest Hemingway during World War I.

Ernest Hemingway, American Red Cross volunteer, recuperates from wounds at ARC Hospital, Milan, Italy, September 1918.

Young Hemingway in hospital during the war

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