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Title:EXERCISE USING DUKWS TO TRANSFER WOUNDED TO LST OFFSHORE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 993
Other titles:LST HOSPITAL [Alternative Title]
Summary: Film of an exercise in which DUKWs act as amphibious ambulances. The sequence of events is in reverse.
Description: Red Cross marked DUKWs approach the camera-LST and drive onto the tank deck - LCV(P) 1034 passes in the background. Cut to the beach, where DUKWs embark wounded - camera-DUKW passes two parked vehicles, and runs alongside a raised loading platform to take on stretcher cases. MCU of stretchers passing registration point set up at beach entrance. HA.MS over vehicle park attached to embarkation hard. Austin K2 ambulances come and go - bearers return empty stretchers to the vehicles.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, LCVP 1034 (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - amphibious: LCV[P] 1034 (object name)
transport, United States military - amphibious: DUKW & [allied] (object name)
transport, United States military - ambulance: DUKW & [Allied] (object name)
transport, British military - ambulance: Austin K2 (object name)