†The First Recorded Aeromedical Evacuation in the British Army – The True Story

@article{Dolev1985TheFR,
  title={†The First Recorded Aeromedical Evacuation in the British Army – The True Story},
  author={Eran Dolev},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  year={1985},
  volume={132},
  pages={34 - 36}
}
  • E. Dolev
  • Published 1 February 1986
  • History
  • Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
During the First World War the airplane was used for evacuation of casualties to a very minor extent l . It was thus very interesting to find in Rexford-Welch's History of the Royal Air Force Medical Services during the Second World War the following paragraph: "The first British record of a wounded man travelling by air is dated 1917, in the Sinai Desert. A trooper of the Imperial Camel Corps had his ankle shattered by a Bedouin bullet during an attack on Bir-el-Hassana, and at first… 
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