March 1942

American Wounded Landed Safely As Mactan Arrives at Sidney

Volume 26, Issue 1

Washington, D. C.-The S.S. "Mactan," Red Cross hospital ship, carrying almost 200 wounded men from General Douglas MacArthur's Philippine forces, has arrived safely in Sydney, Australia, Chairman Norman H. Davis announced today.

Nelson Johnson, American Minister to Australia, cabled Mr. Davis that the wounded had been landed and were "being satisfactorily cared for."

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