Marlene Dietrich, "a German who had renounced her country following the rise of the Nazis and rejected Hitler's request that she return--became an ardent and fearless supporter of the Allied Forces, performing hundreds of times for the troops as near the war zone as she could get." " When asked why she had traveled to war zones to entertain and comfort Allied troops, she famously and simply replied, "aus Anstand." "It was the decent thing to do.""
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Excellent article on medicine in the war zone, artifacts in the UK Science museum - including Colt's stretcher for narrow trenches, United Kingdom, 1915-1918. Doctors and surgeons facedd extraordinary challenges helping the wounded, had to organize, invent, strategize. http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/themes/war/warzone.aspx
With sniper fire still passing overhead, medic James E. Callahan of Pittsfield, Mass., treats a U.S. infantryman who suffered a head wound when a Viet Cong bullet pierced his helmet during a three-hour battle in war zone D, about 50 miles northeast of Saigon, June 17, 1967. Thirty-one men of the 1st Infantry Division were reported killed in the guerrilla ambush, with more than 100 wounded. (Follow link for story)