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An American ambulance used to transport air raid victims to Queen Mary's Hospital.
|An American ambulance used to transport air raid victims to Queen Mary's Hospital.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2850|
|Description: The emergency ambulance service was part of the Air Raid Precautions (ARP) Casualty Service, which also consisted of the mobile first aid teams and the first aid posts. The ambulances were used to transport the most serious cases to hospital. Many of the ambulances were driven by women from the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS).|
|Date: June 1941|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|