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177 the Jesuit monastery on 10 June 1940, there were one In late May, the Maastricht population was called upon to thousand wounded and 225 personnel. That same day three provide blankets and in June an initiative was taken whereby surgeons and thirteen nurses arrived from The Hague and on priests daily collected provisions in the surrounding villages, 16 June another three sergeants and 27 soldiers of the military which were then collected by Red Cross personnel. When the health service joined the hospital staff. Red Cross took stock at the end of July 1940, some three Because of the general shortages due to the war, thousand patients had been admitted and stayed in hospital for a great deal of improvisation was needed to procure and a total of 43,000 days. Only 41 patients died during this period. requisition food, medicines, bandages and other supplies.


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