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Welcome to this virtual museum about the 32nd Station Hospital. One among hundreds of U.S. Army medical facilities in operation during the Second World War, the 32nd Station Hospital’s staff treated some 29,237 patients during 2½ years of operations in Tlemcen, Algeria and Caserta, Italy.

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History

Introduction to the U.S. Army 32nd Station Hospital (1942–1945)
History of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part I (Stateside and Algeria, 1942–1943)
Convoy U.G.F.-4: The 32nd Station Hospital’s Transatlantic Crossing, January 1943
History of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part II (Italy, 1944–1945)
Baseball and Other Off-Duty Pursuits at the 32nd Station Hospital
The 32nd Station Hospital’s Close Call During a German Bombing
The Mystery of Rachel Sheridan, the 32nd Station Hospital’s Lost Nurse


Personnel

Introduction to Personnel

Introduction to Officers of the 32nd Station Hospital
Commanding Officers of the 32nd Station Hospital
Administrative Officers of the 32nd Station Hospital
Doctors of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part I (Surgical Service)
Doctors of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part II (Medical Service)
Doctors of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part III (Dispensary and Out-Patient, Radiology, and Unknown Assignment)
Dentists of the 32nd Station Hospital
Laboratory, Chaplain, Dietetic, and Physical Therapy Officers of the 32nd Station Hospital
Nurses of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part I (Last Names A–G)
Nurses of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part II (Last Names H–M)
Nurses of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part III (Last Names N–S)
Nurses of the 32nd Station Hospital: Part IV (Last Names T–Z)
Introduction to Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital
Robert Silverman’s Story

Introduction to Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name A)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name B)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name C)

Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name D)

Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names E–F)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name G)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name H)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names I–J)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name K)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name L)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names Ma–Mc)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names Me–Mu)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names N–P)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names Q–R)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names Sa–Sm)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names Sn–Sw)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Name T)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names V–W)
Enlisted Men of the 32nd Station Hospital (Last Names Y–Z)

Photographs of Unidentified Individuals


Collections

The World War II Cartoons of Don Sudlow
Introduction to the Alice Griffin Collection
Letters from the Alice Griffin Collection: Part I (March & April 1943)
Letters from the Alice Griffin Collection: Part II (May & June 1943)
Letters from the Alice Griffin Collection: Part III (July & August 1943)
Letters from the Alice Griffin Collection: Part IV (September & October 1943)
Letters from the Alice Griffin Collection: Part V (November & December 1943)
1st Lieutenant John S. Jarvie: Jack in the Alice Griffin Letters
Africa to Italy with the 32nd Station Hospital (Willard O. Havemeier’s Website)
Robert Silverman’s Scrapbook
The Robert Silverman Photo Collection
Robert Silverman’s 8 mm Film
Ruby Milligan’s Album
Dr. Irving Weiner’s Album
Dorothy Mowbray Manuscript
Dr. Lowell Vinsant’s Journal
Scans of 32nd Station Hospital Records


Stories

Love Stories from the 32nd Station Hospital
Tales from the 32nd Station Hospital


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Last updated September 30, 2021

Captain Robert Silverman on the grounds of the Royal Palace of Caserta, Italy (Stitched from several frames of the Robert Silverman 8 mm film; facial features enhanced with MyHeritage)