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American Ambulance Field Service (1915-)



The American Ambulance Field Service (later known as the “American Field Service” or “AFS”), was the largest American ambulance corps serving overseas prior to the entry of the United States into World War I. The 2,500 volunteer drivers evacuated more than 400,000 casualties during the war.

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Howard B. Lines papers

Identifier: MS-452
Date(s): 1890 to 1937
Abstract Howard Buchard Lines (1891-1916), American Ambulance Field Service Driver in World War I. Dartmouth College Class of 1912. Lines’ papers consist of family and professional correspondence, photographs, a family photo album, citations, clippings, pamphlets, and ephemera documenting his childhood in Paris, France, graduation from Dartmouth, service for the American Ambulance Field Service and death in France during World War I In addition material related to his father Ernest H. Lines’ work as...
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