keywords: american red cross, revolutionary war, wwii, blood drive, red cross canteen, bride school in japan
Synopsis: This 1950's film describes the history of the American Red Cross. Short re-enactment scenes of the American Revolutionary War or American War of Independence. Portrait of Clara Barton founder of the American Red Cross. Shows WWI Red Cross field ambulance transporting wounded soldiers... (read more)
Red Cross volunteers rolling bandages for the hospital program. Shows flood waters in a small town, people being rescued from roof tops and raging waters. Red Cross assistance, people being given shots. Images of doctors, nurses, and the Red Cross blood program.
WWII poster of Red Cross woman in military uniform, wearing a GI helmet. Poster reads “Thank God for Americans with fighting blood”. Images from WWII, soldier receiving blood transfusion. Shows soldiers rushing from a troop train to a WWII mobile Red Cross Canteen. Red Cross volunteers working with wounded in hospitals. The American Red Cross conducts a Brides School in Japan. Shows a military unit marching and presenting the flag.