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The first German Helicopter Medical Evacuation Mission in World War 2

Published:October 30, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amj.2021.09.006

      Abstract

      Since 1936, the German aviation industry developed various helicopters. These helicopters were technically advanced, but because of the Allied air offensive, series production could no longer take place. We report on the first (and only) air rescue operation by a German helicopter in World War II.
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