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FRA-00727, Barry Bingham, Chief, ECA Mission to France

1949
   

Physical Description:

Black and White Digital Photo File (jpg)

Subjects:

North Africa



Barry Bingham, Chief, ECA Mission to France and M. Pierre Schneiter, French Minister of Health inspect the portable iron lung rushed to France under the Marshall Plan for combating the infantile paralysis epidemic in Lyon, Macon and Grenoble. The iron lung beats all records of ERP aid to France, arriving by air at Orly airfield from Los Angeles with a week of the first S.O.S. for immediate aid.

Collection


Call No. FRA-00727
Holding Rights: Unrestricted