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Chapter 3

38th Evac
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When the sun rose Saturday morning, August 1, 1942, the 38th Evacuation Hospital unit's members were nearing Philadelphia, and soon they were doing what they and countless others of the nation's military forces would do throughout the duration of the war, calling for coffee. Fortunately, the railway's representative on the train had wired ahead and when the train reached Philadelphia several large milk cans of steaming coffee were awaiting its arrival. Continue reading chapter 3...