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Research Article: American Red Cross Wartime Statistics

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American Red Cross Wartime Statistics

The following table comes from the Red Cross Web site at http://www.redcross.org/museum/ww2a.htm l.

American Red Cross Wartime Statistics

Total contributions received during war years $784,992,995
Greatest number of chapters (1943 and 1944) 3,757
Greatest number of adult members (1945) 36,645,333
Greatest number of Junior Red Cross members (1945) 19,905,400
Greatest number of volunteers (1945) 7,500,700
Greatest number of paid staff (1945) 24,378
Number of Red Cross certified nurses in service with the military 71,000
Number of service personnel receiving Red Cross aid 16,113,000
Messages between military personnel and families 42,000,000
Families aided by the Home Service 1,700,000
Tons of supplies shipped overseas 300,460
Pints of blood collected for military use 13,400,000
Number of blood donors 6,600,000
Number of foreign countries where Red Cross operated more than 50
American Red Cross war casualties (deaths)–male 52
American Red Cross war casualties (deaths)–female 34
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