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German machine gun element deploys during street fighting in the Battle of Rostov, undated. The battle for Rostov lasted from late Sept 1941 to almost the end of the year. Rostov was the pivot location from which the Germans began their advance upon Stalingrad.
German medics offer assistance to a gravely wounded Red Army soldier. Both of the man's arms are smashed. His left arm, still unattended, is obviously in need of amputation. This photo was taken in July 1941, early on in the war with Russia. As the war progressed, assistance to Russian wounded lessened until it disappeared completely. By 1943, all Russian wounded were shot as a matter of routine.
1st LT Sharon A Lane, U.S. Army Nurse Corps Reserve United States Army. She was killed by a North Vietnamese rocket on June 8, 1969 while attending to her patients at 312th Evac Hospital, Chu Lai, South Vietnam. Lt. Lane was the only American servicewoman killed as a direct result of enemy fire throughout the war in Southeast Asia.