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  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03144Korean War - HD-SN-99-03144

    With her brother on her back a war weary Korean girl tiredly trudges by a stalled tank, at Haengju, Korea. June 9, 1951. Maj. R.V. Spencer, UAF. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-429691

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1485

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03181Korean War - HD-SN-99-03181

    A little Korean girl places a wreath of flowers on the grave of an American soldier, while Pfc. Chester Painter and Cpl. Harry May present arms, at the United Nations cemetery in Pusan. April 9, 1951. Cpl. Alex Klein. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-C-6425

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1522

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03180Korean War - HD-SN-99-03180

    Repatriated POW Capt. Frederick Smith is greeted by his father on his arrival at Fort Mason, Calif., on board the USNS Marine Phoenix. September 14, 1953. Herb Weiss. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-431160

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1521

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03179Korean War - HD-SN-99-03179

    1st Lt. Alvin Anderson, one of the many repatriated POW's to return home aboard the USNS Marine Phoenix, embracing his mother and sister as other members of his family look on. Fort Mason, CA, September 14, 1953. Herb Weiss. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-431161

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1520

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03177Korean War - HD-SN-99-03177

    U.N. correspondents at the armistice building, Panmunjom, Korea. July 23, 1953. Weber. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-625785

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1518

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03176Korean War - HD-SN-99-03176

    Gen. W. K. Harrison, Jr., signs armistice ending 3-year Korean conflict. Gen. Harrison, left table, and North Korean Gen. Nam II, right table, sign documents. July 23, 1953. F. Kazukaitis. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-625728

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1517

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03175Korean War - HD-SN-99-03175

    Col. James Murray, Jr., USMC, and Col. Chang Chun San, of the North Korean Communist Army, initial maps showing the north and south boundaries of the demarcation zone, during the Panmunjom cease fire talks. October 11, 1951. F. Kazukaitis. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-437021

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1516

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03178Korean War - HD-SN-99-03178

    The families of the returning POW's waving and greeting the ship the General Nelson M. Walker as it docks at Fort Mason, California. August 23, 1953. Pfc. Brink. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-425769

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1519

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03174Korean War - HD-SN-99-03174

    Panmunjom, Korea, the site of military armistice negotiations between representatives of the Communist forces fighting in Korea, and United Nations forces representatives. November 1, 1951. Capt. Edward W. Plummer. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-383310

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1515

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03173Korean War - HD-SN-99-03173

    Marines of the First Marine Division pay their respects to fallen buddies during memorial services at the division's cemetery at Hamhung, Korea, following the break-out from Chosin Reservoir, December 13, 1950. Cpl. Uthe. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A5426

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1514

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03172Korean War - HD-SN-99-03172

    Cpl. Charles Price sounds "Taps" over the graves of fallen Leathernecks during memorial services at the First Marine Division cemetery at Hungnam, following the division's heroic break-out from Chosin Reservoir. December 13, 1950. Cpl. W. T. Wolfe. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A5421

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1513

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03171Korean War - HD-SN-99-03171

    A wounded chaplain reads a memorial service over the snow-covered bodies of dead Marines. Koto-ri, Korea. December 3, 1950. Cpl. W. T. Wolfe. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A5552

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1512

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03168Korean War - HD-SN-99-03168

    A Korean family mourns their murdered father, victim of the wholesale murder at Chonju by North Koreans. September 27, 1950. M. Sgt. E. T. Tarr. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-350339

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1509

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03170Korean War - HD-SN-99-03170

    How a man died on the way to Maeson Dong. September 2, 1950. Sgt. Turnbull. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-347826

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1511

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03164Korean War - HD-SN-99-03164

    General view of buildings in the suburbs of Seoul, Korea, destroyed by artillery and air strikes. August 20, 1951. G. Dimitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-386809

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1505

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03163Korean War - HD-SN-99-03163

    An aged Korean woman pauses in her search for salvageable materials among the ruins of Seoul, Korea. November 1, 1950. Capt. C. W. Huff. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-351700

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1504

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03162Korean War - HD-SN-99-03162

    Korean women and children search the rubble of Seoul for anything that can be used or burned as fuel. November 1, 1950. Capt. F. L. Scheiber. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-351697

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1503

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03161Korean War - HD-SN-99-03161

    ROK military police pose before the ruins of a devastated building in Pohang. Most buildings that housed red troops were destroyed. October 17, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-420652

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1502

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03160Korean War - HD-SN-99-03160

    Scene of war damage in residential section of Seoul, Korea. The capitol building can be seen in the background (right). October 18, 1950. Sfc. Cecil Riley. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-351356

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1501

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03159Korean War - HD-SN-99-03159

    Wreckage of big transport which North Koreans hit while it was on Kimpo Airfield, is again in friendly hands, upon recapture of field. September 18, 1950. Sgt. Frank C. Kerr. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2812

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1500

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03158Korean War - HD-SN-99-03158

    The wreckage of a bridge and North Korean Communist tank south of Suwon, Korea. The tank was caught on a bridge and put out of action by the Air Force. October 7, 1950. Marks. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-C-6143

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1499

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03157Korean War - HD-SN-99-03157

    Return of POW's during Operation "Big Switch," Panmunjom, Korea. Communist POW's ripped off their clothing and strewed it along the road. Some of the clothing is burning. August 12, 1953. Larsen. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-626977

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1498

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03156Korean War - HD-SN-99-03156

    This anti-Communist North Korean just released from a prisoner of war camp is serving as a kind of cheerleader for fellow ex-POW's as they shout their joy of reaching Seoul. The flags are of the Republic of South Korea. Ca. 1953-54. Gravy. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-54-1497

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1497

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03155Korean War - HD-SN-99-03155

    At the United Nations' prisoner-of-war camp at Pusan, prisoners are assembled in one of the camp compounds. The camp contains both North Korean and Chinese Communist prisoners. April 1951. Gahn, State Dept. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-7134

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1496

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03154Korean War - HD-SN-99-03154

    Communist guerrillas and their families, captured and brought down from Mt. Chirisan, by elements of the ROK Captiol Division, are fed in the POW stockade, Kurije, Korea. December 12, 1951. Cpl. Paul E. Stout. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-386498

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1495

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03153Korean War - HD-SN-99-03153

    Two North Korean boys, serving in the North Korean Army, taken prisoner in the Sindang-dong area by elements of the 389th Inf. Regt., are interrogated by a U.S. soldier shortly after their capture. September 18, 1950. Pfc. Francis Mullin. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-348805

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1494

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03152Korean War - HD-SN-99-03152

    Men of the 1st Marine Division capture Chinese Communists during fighting on the central Korean front. Hoengsong, March 2, 1951. Pfc. C. T. Wehner. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A6759

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1493

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03151Korean War - HD-SN-99-03151

    Three Korean Communists in a fishing boat are captured by the USS MANCHESTER off the coast of Korea. May 10, 1951. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-428666

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1492

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03147Korean War - HD-SN-99-03147

    A U.S. Marine tank follows a line of prisoners of war down a village street. September 26, 1950. S. Sgt. John Babyak, Jr. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A3810

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1488

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03150Korean War - HD-SN-99-03150

    North Korean prisoner of Marines who rolled enemy back in Naktong River fighting. He wear a "Prisoner of War" tag and was treated in accordance with United Nations' rules of international warfare. September 4, 1950. S. Sgt. Walter W. Frank. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2122

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1491

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03149Korean War - HD-SN-99-03149

    U.S. Marines guarding three captured North Koreans, ca. 1950. Sgt. W. M. Compton. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A3597

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1490

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03148Korean War - HD-SN-99-03148

    North Korean prisoners, taken by the Marines in a foothills fight, march single file across a rice paddy. 1950 (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A3242

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1489

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03146Korean War - HD-SN-99-03146

    Homeless, this brother and sister search empty cans for morsels of food, and try to keep warm beside a small fire in the Seoul, Korea, railroad yards. November 17, 1950. Pfc. Fulton. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-353947

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1487

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03145Korean War - HD-SN-99-03145

    A small South Korean child sits alone in the street, after elements of the 1st Marine Div. and South Korean Marines invaded the city of Inchon, in an offensive launched against the North Korean forces in that area. September 16, 1950. Pfc. Ronald L. Hancock. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-348594

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1486

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03143Korean War - HD-SN-99-03143

    A Korean orphan boy adopted by a motor pool battalion at Inchon, Korea and nursed back to health. He is called "Number One" by the boys of the motor pool. June 6, 1951. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-429675

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1484

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03142Korean War - HD-SN-99-03142

    An old Korean man takes a rest on the street in front of destroyed buildings, in Seoul. August 20, 1951. G. Dimitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-C-6787

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1483

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03141Korean War - HD-SN-99-03141

    Miss Mo Yun Sook, famed Korean poetess, is telling how she escaped the Communist-led North Koreans when they captured Seoul, by hiding in the mountains until the U.N. forces liberated the city. November 8, 1950. Cpl. Robert Dangel. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-352692

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1482

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03140Korean War - HD-SN-99-03140

    A refugee family from Ching Pung Men near Masan, now living in a refugee camp at Changseung-po, Korea. October 1950. United Nations. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-17008

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1481

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03139Korean War - HD-SN-99-03139

    North Korean refugees use anything that will float to evacuate Hungnam. Here they jam the decks of a South Korean LST and many fishing boats. December 19, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-424513

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1480

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03138Korean War - HD-SN-99-03138

    Korean natives prepare to board an LST during the evacuation of Hungnam, while other refugees unload some of their meager belongings from an ox-cart and load them on a fishing boat. December 19, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-424096

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1479

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03137Korean War - HD-SN-99-03137

    Refugees streaming across the frozen Han River on the ice as they flee southward before the advancing tide of Red Chinese and North Korea Communists. Shattered bridges are shown in the background. January 1951. INP. (USIA)

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-52-2719

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1478

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03136Korean War - HD-SN-99-03136

    Long trek southward: Seemingly endless file of Korean refugees slogs through snow outside of Kangnung, blocking withdrawal of ROK I Corps. January 8, 1951. Cpl. Walter Calmus. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-356475

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1477

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03135Korean War - HD-SN-99-03135

    Refugees crowd railway depot at Inchon, Korea, in hopes they may be next to get aboard for trip further south and safety from communist hordes. January 3, 1951. C.K. Rose. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-425418

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1476

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03134Korean War - HD-SN-99-03134

    United Nations flag waves over crowd waiting to hear Dr. Syngman Rhee speak to the United Nations Council in Taegu, Korea. July 30, 1950. Sgt. Girard. (ARmy)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-344511

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1475

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03133Korean War - HD-SN-99-03133

    Carrying a full load of beer donated by the Marine Corps League for Marines in Korea, is Cpl. R. L. Quisenberry, Dayton, Ohio. July 25, 1951. Cpl. William Goodman. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE # 127-N-A156550

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1474

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03132Korean War - HD-SN-99-03132

    A soldier of the ROK Army eating lunch in a war-destroyed house in Munsan-ni, Korea, as a field ration made in Japan for the ROK Army is shown unpacked. July 17, 1951. G. Dimitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-C-6560

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1473

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03131Korean War - HD-SN-99-03131

    These men of the Heavy Mortar Co., 7th Inf. Regt., go native, cooking rice in their foxhole in the Kagae-dong area, Korea. December 7, 1950. Pfc. Donald Dunbar. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-354103

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1472

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03130Korean War - HD-SN-99-03130

    USO Troupe - Mickey Rooney amd members of his show feed troops chow; right to left are : Dick Winslow, Mickey Rooney, Deenah Prince, Alice Tyrrell, and Red Barry. October 12, 1952. Cpl. John Scoblic. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE # 127-N-A166304

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1471

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03128Korean War - HD-SN-99-03128

    Bob Hope, radio and screen star, sits with men of X Corps, as members of his troupe enterain at Womsan, Korea. October 26, 1950. Cpl. Alex Klein. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-351586

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1469

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03129Korean War - HD-SN-99-03129

    Audience reaction to the Bob Hope show at Seoul, Korea. October 23, 1950. Capt. Bloomquist. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-351580

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1470

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03126Korean War - HD-SN-99-03126

    Marilyn Monroe sings several songs for an estimated 13,000 men of the First Marine Division. Miss Monroe stopped by at the First Marine Regiment on her tour of the military units in Korea. February 16, 1954. Cpl. Kreplin. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE # 127-N-A365478

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1467

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03127Korean War - HD-SN-99-03127

    Al Jolson entertains U.S. troops at Pusan Stadium during his visit to the fighting front. He died shortly after his return from Koera where he gave of his talent untiringly and unceasingly. He made the trip at his own expense. September 17, 1950. Kondreck. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-348605

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1468

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03125 - Marilyn MonroeKorean War - HD-SN-99-03125 - Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe, motion picture actress, appearing with the USO Camp Show, "anything Goes," poses for the shutterbugs after a performance at the 3rd U.S. Inf. Div. area. February 17, 1954. Cpl. Welshman. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-452342

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1466

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03124Korean War - HD-SN-99-03124

    Men of 92nd Engineer Searchlight Company focus on Yodeler Elton Britt during Camel Caravan variety show at Hongchon, Korea. June 9, 1951. Pfc. R.J. McKinney. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-369730

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1465

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03123Korean War - HD-SN-99-03123

    Chaplain Dennis Murphy celebrates mass for the men of 65th AAA Bn., at Bolo Point, Okinawa. July 19, 1951. Nelse Einwaechter. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-378561

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1464

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03122Korean War - HD-SN-99-03122

    Chaplain Kenny Lynch conducts services north of Hwachon, Korea, for men of 31st Regt. August 28, 1951. Pvt. Jack D. Johnson. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-378917

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1463

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03121Korean War - HD-SN-99-03121

    A young Marine finds a moment of quiet and solitude in which to offer up a prayer for the safety of himself and his comrades. Minutes later, the 1st Marine Division launched an offensive against entrenched communist troops. Ca. 1951. Cpl. Eugene Suarez. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE # 127-N-A156900

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1462

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03120Korean War - HD-SN-99-03120

    Wounded soldiers use wheelchairs and crutches until they learn how to walk with a synthetic limb. Pfc. Charles Woody, injured near Taegu, walks on crutches. Walter Reed Mil. Hosp. Washington, DC. December 8, 1950. T. Sgt. Trehearne, USAF; PhoM2c. Knudsen, USN. (USIA)

    NARA FILE # 306-PS-50-16899

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1461

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03119Korean War - HD-SN-99-03119

    Seriously wounded soldier of the 116th Engineers, prior to his operation at the 121st Evacuation Hospital, in Yongdong-pu. August 17, 1951. G. Dimiitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-C-6620

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1460

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03118Korean War - HD-SN-99-03118

    A grief stricken American infantryman whose buddy has been killed in action is comforted by another soldier. In the background a corpsman methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni area, Korea. August 28, 1950. Sfc. Al Chang. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 080-SC-347803

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1459

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03117Korean War - HD-SN-99-03117

    An operation is performed on a wounded soldier at the 8209th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, twenty miles from the front lines. August 4, 1952. Feldman. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 080-SC-409689

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1458

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03116Korean War - HD-SN-99-03116

    Personnel and equipment needed to save a man's life are assembled at HQs of the 8225th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, Korea. October 14, 1951. Cpl. Charles Abrahamson. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-382662

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1457

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03115Korean War - HD-SN-99-03115

    M/Sgt. George Miller selects human blood for patient at the 8076th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital at Kunr-ri, Korea. November 27, 1950. Cpl.Fred Rice. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-354716

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1456

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03114Korean War - HD-SN-99-03114

    General view of the 3rd ROK Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, Wonju, Korea. September 1951. (Army)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-380826

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1455

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03113Korean War - HD-SN-99-03113

    Pfc. Orvin L. Morris, 27th Regiment, takes a much deserved rest during his evacuation to Pusan, Korea, on a hospital train. He was wounded by enemy mortar fire on front lines. July 29, 1950. Sgt. Dunlap. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-345322

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1454

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03112Korean War - HD-SN-99-03112

    U.S. Marines wounded at Kari San Mountain are evacuated via helicopter and flown to hospital in near areas for treatment. Navy Corpsmen prepare three wounded Marines for evacuation. May 23, 1951. N.H. McMasters. (Navy)

    NARA FILE # 080-G-429571

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1453

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03111Korean War - HD-SN-99-03111

    Crew members of Co. D, 89th Tank Bn., give first aid to wounded soldier, during action against the Chinese Communist forces north east of Seoul, Korea. May 1, 1951. Pfc. Charles Fabiszak. (Army)

    NARA FILE # III-SC-366309

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1452

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03106Korean War - HD-SN-99-03106

    In bitter fighting on Hook Ridge, Marines threw back 800 screaming, bugle-blowing Chinese. A wounded Marine is given a drink of water by buddies as he lies awaiting evacuation to a rear area aid station. November 1952. T.Sgt. Robert Kiser. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A166426

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1447

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03107Korean War - HD-SN-99-03107

    A wounded U.S. Marine awaiting transportation back to a field hospital after receiving first-aid at the battle zone. Defense Dept. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-52-1237

    WAR & CONFLICT #: 1448

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03110Korean War - HD-SN-99-03110

    A wounded American is lifted onto a helicopter at the 21st Inf. Regt. collecting station at Painmal, Korea, one mile south of the 38th Parallel, for evacuation to a base hospital. April 3, 1951

    NARA FILE # III-SC-362636

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1451

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03109Korean War - HD-SN-99-03109

    Wounded American soldiers are given medical treatment at a first aid station, somewhere in Korea. July 25, 1950. Pfc. Tom Nebbia. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-344399

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1450

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03108Korean War - HD-SN-99-03108

    Pfc. Thomas Conlon, 21st Inf. Regt., lies on a stretcher at a medical aid station, after being wounded while crossing the Naktong River in Korea. September 19, 1950. Cpl. Dennis P. Buckley. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-348678

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1449

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03105Korean War - HD-SN-99-03105

    Buddies aid wounded man of 24th Inf. Regt., after a battle 10 miles south of Chorwon, Korea. April 22, 1951. Cpl. Tom Nebbia. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-365537

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1446

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03104Korean War - HD-SN-99-03104

    The USS Missouri fires 16-inch shell into enemy lines at Hungnam. A 16-inch 3-gun salvo is on its way to commies. December 26, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-426954

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1445

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03103Korean War - HD-SN-99-03103

    A 16-inche salvo from the USS Missouri at Chong Jin, Korea, in effort to cut Northern Korean communications. Chong Jin is only 39 miles from the border of China. October 21, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-421049

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1444

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03102Korean War - HD-SN-99-03102

    Supply warehouses and dock facilities at this important east coast port feel the destructive weight of para-demolition bombs dropped from Fifth Air Force's B-26 Invader light bombers, Wonsan, North Korea. Ca. 1951. Air Force. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-10303

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1443

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03100Korean War - HD-SN-99-03100

    Lt. R. P. Yeatman, from the USS Bon Homme Richard, is shown rocketing and bombing Korean bridge. November 1952. (Navy)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-639948

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1441

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03101Korean War - HD-SN-99-03101

    Navy AD-3 dive bomber pulls out of dive after dropping a 2000 lb. bomb on Korean side of a bridge crossing the Yalu River at Sinuiju, into Manchuria. Note: anti-aircraft gun emplacement on both sides of the river. November 15, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-422112

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1442

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03099Korean War - HD-SN-99-03099

    Navy Sky Raiders from the USS Valley Forge fire 5-inch wing rockets at North Korean communist field positions. October 24, 1950. PhoM3c. Burke. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-422387

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1440

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03098Korean War - HD-SN-99-03098

    Night view of the First Rocket Battery, 11th Marine Regiment, firing a night mission, somewhere in the Marines front line sector. April 15, 1953. M. Sgt. Eugene C. Knauft. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A171006

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1439

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03097Korean War - HD-SN-99-03097

    Near Song Sil-li, Korea, a tank of 6th Tank Bn. fires on enemy positions in support of the 19th RCT. January 10, 1952. Pfc. Harry M. Schultz. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-389600

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1438

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03094Korean War - HD-SN-99-03094

    Pfc. Roman Prauty, a gunner with 31st RCT (crouching foreground), with the assistance of his gun crew, fires a 75mm recoilless rifle, near Oetlook-tong, Korea, in support of infantry units directly across the valley. June 9, 1951. Peterson. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-369801

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1435

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03096Korean War - HD-SN-99-03096

    The Rockets Red Glare - U.S. Marines launch a 4.5 rocket barrage against the Chinese Communists in the Korean fighting. Ca. 1951. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A156882

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1437

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03095Korean War - HD-SN-99-03095

    Men of the 4.2 mortar crew, 31st Heavy Mortar Co. fire at enemy position, west of Chorwon, Korea. February 7, 1953. Sgt. Guy A. Kassal. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-415620

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1436

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03093Korean War - HD-SN-99-03093

    Commandos of the 41st Royal British Marines plant demolition charges along railroad tracks of enemy supply line which they demolished during a commando raid, 8 miles south of Songjin, Korea. April 10, 1951. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-428242

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1434

  • Photo:  Korean War - HD-SN-99-03092 Korean War - HD-SN-99-03092

    Crossing the 38th parallel. United Nations forces withdraw from Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. They recrossed the 38th parallel. 1950. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-FS-259-21

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1433

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03091Korean War - HD-SN-99-03091

    U.S. Marines move forward after effective close-air support flushes out the enemy from their hillside entrenchments. Billows of smoke rise skyward from the target area. Hagaru-ri. December 26, 1950. Cpl. McDonald. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A5439

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1432

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03090Korean War - HD-SN-99-03090

    Men of the 19th Inf. Regt. work their way over the snowy mountains about 10 miles north of Seoul, Korea, attempting to locate the enemy lines and positions. January 3, 1951. Pfc. James J. Jacquet. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-355544

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1431

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03089Korean War - HD-SN-99-03089

    U. S. Marines of the First Marine Div. Reconnaissance Co. make the first helicopter invasion on Hill 812, to relieve the ROK Eighth Div., during the renewed fighting in Korea. September 20, 1951. T. G. Donegan. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-433340

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1430

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03088Korean War - HD-SN-99-03088

    Men and equipment being parachuted to earth in an operation conducted by United Nations airborne units. Ca. 1951. Defense Dept. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-5924

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1429

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03087Korean War - HD-SN-99-03087

    Paratroopers of the 187th RCT (Regimental Combat Team) float earthward from C-119's to cut off retreating enemy units south of Munsan, Korea. March 23, 1951. Cpl. P. T. Turner. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-362121

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1428

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03086Korean War - HD-SN-99-03086

    Infantrymen of the 27th Infantry Regiment, near Heartbreak Ridge, take advantage of cover and concealment in tunnel positions, 40 yards from the Communists. August 10, 1952. Feldman. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-410716

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1427

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03084Korean War - HD-SN-99-03084

    Leatherneck machine gun crew dug in for the night in Korea. Ca. 1950. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unkown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2888

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1425

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03085Korean War - HD-SN-99-03085

    Fighting with the 2nd Inf. Div. north of the Chongchon River, Sfc. Major Cleveland, weapons squad leader, points out communist-led North Korean position to his machine gun crew. November 20, 1950. Pfc. James Cox. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-353469

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1426

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03082Korean War - HD-SN-99-03082

    Marine Pvt. 1st Class Luther Leguire raises U.S. Flag at American consulate in Seoul, while fighting for the city raged around the compound. September 27, 1950. Sgt. John Babyak, Jr. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A3386

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1424

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03082Korean War - HD-SN-99-03082

    Leathernecks lead patrol between destroyed buildings in "mop-up" of Wolmi Island, gateway to Inchon. September 15, 1950. Sgt. Frank C. Kerr. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2739

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1423

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03081Korean War - HD-SN-99-03081

    United Nations troops fighting in the streets of Seoul, Korea. September 20, 1950. Lt. Robert L. Strickland and Cpl. John Romanowski. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-351392

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1422

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03080Korean War - HD-SN-99-03080

    Men of the 9th Inf. Regt. man an M-26 tank to await an enemy attempt to cross the Naktong River. September 3, 1950. Cpl. Thomas Marotta. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-347856

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1421

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03079Korean War - HD-SN-99-03079

    Marine infantrymen take cover behind a tank while it fires on Communist troops ahead. Hongchon Area, May 22, 1951. Sgt. John Babyak, Jr. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A8585

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1420

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03078Korean War - HD-SN-99-03078

    As against "The Shores of Tripoli" in the Marine Hymn, Leathernecks use scaling ladders to storm ashore at Inchon in amphibious invasion September 15, 1950. The attack was so swift that casualties were surprisingly low. S.Sgt. W.W. Frank. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A3191

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1419

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03077Korean War - HD-SN-99-03077

    Carrying scaling ladders, U.S. Marines in landing crafts head for the seawall at Inchon. September 15, 1950. S.Sgt. W. W. Frank. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A3189

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1418

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03076Korean War - HD-SN-99-03076

    Troops are climbing down cargo net to waiting LCVP's as they land. January 9, 1953. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-FEC-53-402

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1417

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03075Korean War - HD-SN-99-03075

    Landing craft loaded with Marines head for the smoking beach in invasion of Inchon, September 15, 1950. Sgt. Frank C. Kerr. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2716

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1416

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03074Korean War - HD-SN-99-03074

    A U.N. LST slips into the harbor at Inchon prior to invasion by U.S. Marines. December 13, 1950. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-423206

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1415

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03073Korean War - HD-SN-99-03073

    F4U's (Corsairs) returning from a combat mission over North Korea circle the USS Boxer as they wait for planes in the next strike to be launched from her flight deck - a helicopter hovers above the ship. September 4, 1951. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-433002

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1414

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03072Korean War - HD-SN-99-03072

    View of F-86 airplanes on the flight line getting ready for combat. June 1951. Air Force. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-9760

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1413

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03071Korean War - HD-SN-99-03071

    The Pantherjets are refueling after rockets have been "hung" under the wings. Ca. 1951. M.Sgt. C.D. Prindle. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A131445

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1412

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03070Korean War - HD-SN-99-03070

    An aircraft maintenance crew of the U.S. Air Forces 4th Fighter-Interceptor Wing in Korea, photographed through the tail-pipe of an F-86 Sabre, hoists an engine into place for installation on one of the jet fighter planes. September 1951. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-13676

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1411

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03069Korean War - HD-SN-99-03069

    An HRS-1 Sikorsky helicopter hovers close to the ground while Marines hook a cargo net loaded with 1,000 pounds of supplies for transportation to the front 12 miles away. Ca. 1951. M.Sgt. Ed. Waite. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A131970

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1410

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03068Korean War - HD-SN-99-03068

    Maj. Gen. Frank Lowe, USA, presidential representative in Korea, examines "flash range" instruments on the Marine front lines. Explaining the instrument is Marine S.Sgt. Charles Kitching of Redlands, Calif. March 1951. T. Sgt. Vance Jobe. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A131033

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1409

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03067Korean War - HD-SN-99-03067

    Three BD-110A switchboards on left and one BD-96 on extreme right being operated by Pfc. James Grahn of Co. B, 71st Sig. Svc. Bn., Pusan, Korea. August 1, 1950. Cpl. Crowe. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-344946

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1408

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03065Korean War - HD-SN-99-03065

    Invasion of Ichon, Korea. Four LST's unload men and equipment on beach. Three of the LST's shown are LST-611, LST-745, and LST-715. September 15, 1950. C.K. Rose. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-420027

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1406

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03066Korean War - HD-SN-99-03066

    "Freedom Gate Bridge" spanning the Imjin River, built by the 84th Engineer Construction Bn. This bridge temporarily replaces the original structure which was destroyed by bombs. March 10, 1952. G. Dimitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-410709

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1407

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03064Korean War - HD-SN-99-03064

    Supplies and equipment are also evacuated from the onslaught of the Communist Forces bearing down on Hungnam, Korea. December 11, 1950. Pfc. Emerich M. Christ. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-355021

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1405

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03063Korean War - HD-SN-99-03063

    Railroad cars loaded with barbed wire at Taegu RTO (Railway Transportation Office), Korea. July 24, 1950. Sgt. Riley. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-344307

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1404

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03062Korean War - HD-SN-99-03062

    Marine Corps tanks - ready for the front lines - are swung aboard a barge at the Naval Supply Center by crane, for transshipment to our forces in the Pacific Far Eastern Command. Oakland, CA, 1950. Acme. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-12226

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1403

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03061Korean War - HD-SN-99-03061

    A view of the U.N. fuel dump at Inchon Harbor, Korea. Hundreds of fuel drums are lifted and moved with cranes from a tanker onto the ground. March 7, 1952. G. Dimitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-C-7226

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1402

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03060Korean War - HD-SN-99-03060

    Lt. Col. John Hopkins, commanding officer of the First Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment, leads in singing the "Star Spangled Banner" during Memorial Services held in the field during the Korean campaign. June 21, 1951. Cpl. Valle. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A9345

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1401

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03059Korean War - HD-SN-99-03059

    U.S. Marines stand along the rail and watch the ocean aboard the USS Clymer. To the aft a Marine is washing his dungarees by dragging them along behind the ship. July 1950. Sgt. Frank C. Kerr. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A1285

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1400

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03058Korean War - HD-SN-99-03058

    Missouri infantrymen with the 19th Inf. Regt. along the Kumsong front wish Happy New Year to the stateside folks. December 14, 1951. Cpl. Mervyn Lew. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-387519

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1399

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03057Korean War - HD-SN-99-03057

    With nearly 3,000 pin-ups (including over 200 shots of Marilyn Monroe) serving as wallpaper for their Quonset hut, these Marines of the "Devil-cats" squadron are still looking for more, October 28, 1952. Sgt. Curt Giese. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A345138

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1398

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03055Korean War - HD-SN-99-03055

    Pfc. Clarence Whitmore, voice radio operator, 24th Infantry Regiment, reads the latest news while enjoying chow during lull in battle, near Sangju, Korea. August 9, 1950. Pfc. Charles Fabiszak, Army. (USIA)

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-10721

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1396

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03054Korean War - HD-SN-99-03054

    Catching up on his letters to the folks at home during a break Communist forces along the fighting front in Korea, is Pfc. Dwight Exe, 5th Cav. Regt. November 15, 1951. Cpl. James L. Chancellor. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-384231

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1395

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03056Korean War - HD-SN-99-03056

    Former American and Australian prisoners of war warming up before a stove in the 24th Division medical clearing station after being returned to U.S. lines by Chinese Communists, February 10, 1951. Sfc. Al Chang. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-358042

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1397

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03053Korean War - HD-SN-99-03053

    Pfc. Edward Wilson, 24th Inf. Regt., wounded in leg while engaged in action against the enemy forces near the front lines in Korea, waits to be evacuated to aid station behind the lines. February 16, 1951. Pfc. Charles Fabiszak. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-358355

    WAR & CONFLICT #: 1394

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03052Korean War - HD-SN-99-03052

    Pfc. Preston McKnight, 19th Inf. Regt., uses his poncho to get protection from the biting wind and cold, in the Yoju area, during break in action against the Chinese Communist aggressors. Janurary 10, 1951. Cpl. E. Watson. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-356309

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1393

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03051Korean War - HD-SN-99-03051

    Astonished Marines of the 5th and 7th Regiments, who hurled back a surprise onslaught by three Chinese communist divisions, hear that they are to withdraw! Ca. December 1950. Sgt. Frank C. Kerr. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A4852

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1392

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03050Korean War - HD-SN-99-03050

    Marines of the 1st Marine Division relax by a Korean hut after destroying an enemy sniper housed there. September 24, 1951. T. Sgt. Frank W. Sewell. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A156980

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1391

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03049Korean War - HD-SN-99-03049

    Men at Munsan-ni, preparing for inspection prior to acting as honor guard at signing of armistice at Panmunjom, Korea. Navy men shining their shoes. July 23, 1953. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-625791

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1390

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03045Korean War - HD-SN-99-03045

    Fresh and eager U.S. Marine troops, newly-arrived at the vital southern supply port of Pusan, are shown prior to moving up to the front lines. August 1950. INP. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-11298

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1386

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03048Korean War - HD-SN-99-03048

    Ethiopian troops training in Korea. A class in military intelligence instructed by Lt. Solomon Mokria of Addis Ababa. May 1951. Gahn, State Dept. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-9709

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1389

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03047Korean War - HD-SN-99-03047

    An ROK soldier guards the Panmunjom road near the UN delegates base camp, Munsan-ni. March 15, 1952. G. Dimitri Boria. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-410209

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1388

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03046Korean War - HD-SN-99-03046

    During South Korean evacuation of Suwon Airfield, a 37-mm anti-tank gun is hauled out of the area for repairs, by a weapons carrier. 1950. INP. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-9064

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1387

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03043Korean War - HD-SN-99-03043

    Officers and men of the 62nd Engineers stand in front of the first train to cross the new railroad bridge which they built across the Han River at Seoul, Korea. October 19, 1950. Sfc. Albert Guyette. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-351458

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1384

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03044Korean War - HD-SN-99-03044

    Men of the 24th Inf. Regt. move up to the firing line in Korea. July 18, 1950. Breeding. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-343967

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1385

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03042Korean War - HD-SN-99-03042

    Troops of the 31st Inf. Regt. land at Inchon Harbor, Korea, aboard LST's. September 18, 1950. Hunkins. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-363216

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1383

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03041Korean War - HD-SN-99-03041

    U.S. troops are pictured on pier after debarking from ship, somewhere in Korea. August 6, 1950. Sgt. Dunlap. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-345283

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1382

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03040Korean War - HD-SN-99-03040

    San Diego, Calif. A young officer and his wife sitting in their car at the dock and staring quietly at the waiting aircraft carrier before he leaves for Korea. 1950. Black Star. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-10828

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1381

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03039Korean War - HD-SN-99-03039

    Cpl. John W. Simms of Bradbury Heights, MD, is shown bidding his wife, Ann, and their 8-month-old son, John Jr., goodbye as he leaves for Korea, 1950. Washington Post. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-10792

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1380

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03038Korean War - HD-SN-99-03038

    The Hon. S.Y. Lee, Vice President of South Korea, leads cheers at the close of the UN Day ceremony at Seoul. October 24, 1950. Sgt. Ray Turnbull. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-35191

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1379

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03037Korean War - HD-SN-99-03037

    At U.N. Security Council, Warren Austin, U.S. delegate, holds Russian-made submachine gun dated 1950, captured by American troops in July 1950. He charges that Russia is delivering arms to North Koreans. Lake Success, NY, September 18, 1951. INP. (USIA)

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-15870

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1378

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03036Korean War - HD-SN-99-03036

    Gen. Douglas MacArthur addressing an audience of 50,000 at Soldier's Field, Chicago, on his first visit to the United States in 14 years, April 1951. Acme. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-6988

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1377

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03035Korean War - HD-SN-99-03035

    Lt. Gen. Matthew Ridgeway; Maj. Gen. Doyle Hickey; and Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief of U.N. Forces in Korea, in a jeep at a command post, Yang Yang, approximately 15 miles north of the 38th parallel, April 3, 1951. Grigg. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-365348

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1376

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03034Korean War - HD-SN-99-03034

    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur is shown inspecting troops of the 24th Inf. on his arrival at Kimpo airfield for a tour of the battlefront. February 21, 1951. INP. (USIA)

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-51-10432

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1375

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03033Korean War - HD-SN-99-03033

    Brig. Gen. Courtney Whitney; Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief of U.N. Forces; and Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond observe the shelling of Inchon from the U.S.S. Mt. McKinley, September 15, 1950. Nutter (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-348438

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1374

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03032Korean War - HD-SN-99-03032

    Jacob A. Malik, Soviet representative on the U.N. Security Council, raises his hand to cast the only dissenting vote to the resolution calling on the Chinese Communists to withdraw troops from Korea. Lake Success, NY. December 1950. INP. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-15266

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1373

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03031Korean War - HD-SN-99-03031

    President Harry S. Truman is shown at his desk at the White House signing a proclamation declaring a national emergency. December 16, 1950. Acme. (USIA)

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-16807

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1372

  • Photo: Korean War - SC351944Korean War - SC351944

    Sfc. Louis F. Walz (left), a member of Co. E, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Divisioin, and Pfc. Raymond M. Szukla, a member of Co. G, 5th Regimental Combat Team, 24th Imfantry Division, recieve medical aid at the 8063rd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, attached to I Corps in Korea. Sfc. Walz is recovering from a head wound, and Pfc. Szukla suffered a wound in the right leg while engaged in action against the Communist-led North Korean forces.

    4 November 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC343361Korean War - SC343361

    An American mortar crew fires on the Communist North Korean invaders.

    11 July 1950. Near Chochiwan, Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #FEC-50-4100 (Turnbull)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC355222Korean War - SC355222

    A patrol of Co. C, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, fire light machine guns on Chinese Communist troops located in the hills near Haejung, North Korea. Sfc. Forsyth, who photographed the action, was wounded shortly after recording this picture.

    27 November 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC354261Korean War - SC354261

    A machine gun team of an X Corps military police company goes into action to relieve a convoy pinned down by fire of the Chinese Communists, in Korea.

    6 December1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC351390Korean War - SC351390

    A member of the United Nations troops fires a sub-machine gun on Communist-led North Korean forces, during fighting in streets of Seoul.

    20 September 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC351384Korean War - SC351384

    United Nations troops fighting on the outskirts of Seoul, the capital of Korea.

    20 September 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC350457Korean War - SC350457

    Wounded soldiers are evacuated (foreground) as M-4 tanks of the 5th RCT move to the front in the Kumchun area in Korea.

    6 October 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC349347Korean War - SC349347

    A .30 caliber light machine gun crew of the 5th RCT, 1st Cav. Div., fires on Communist-led North Koreans, as they push toward Taejon, Korea.

    22 September 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC349313Korean War - SC349313

    A machine gun crew fires at fleeing Communist-led North Korean targets during heavy street fighting in the captured city of Waegwan. L-r: Pfc. Austin Dela Cruz of Honolulu; Cpl. William Purdy; Pfc. Alexander Domingo of Honolulu; and platoon leader Sgt. Robert I. Muramoto of Honolulu, T.H.

    21 September 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC348639Korean War - SC348639

    Men of the 5th RCT fire a .30 caliber machine gun at the Communist-led North Koreans across the Naktong River, north of Taegu.

    18 September 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC347752Korean War - SC347752

    Pfc. Robert Smith of Springfield, Colo., (left) and Pvt. Carl Fisher of Ponca, Okla., 27th Infantry Regiment, dug in and firing at Communist-led North Korean positions.

    4 September 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC347079Korean War - SC347079

    Men of Battery A, 159th Field Artillery Battalion, fire a 105-mm howitzer in an indirect firing mission on the Korean battle line, near Uirson.

    24 August 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC346955Korean War - SC346955

    A .50 Cal. Machine gun squad of Co. E, 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, fires on North Korean patrols along the north bank of the Naktong River, Korea.

    26 August 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC346748Korean War - SC346748

    A Field Artillery Battery of the 8th F/A, 25th Division fires on a North Korean road block with a 105-mm howitzer.

    22 August 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC346626Korean War - SC346626

    Major General Hobart R. Gay, CG, 1st Cavalry Division, congratulates 2nd Lieutenant Raymond A. Whelan of Mossap, Conn., after awarding him the Silver Star for meritorious services.

    25 August 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC346078Korean War - SC346078

    Pfc. Letcher V. Gardner (Montgomery, Iowa), Co D, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, fires on an emplacement of the Communist-led North Koreans, along the Naktong River, near Chingu.

    13 August 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC345402Korean War - SC345402

    Men of Battery B, 61st Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, fire across the Naktong River at positions of the Communist-led North Korean invaders. They are, L. to R., Pvt. Alvin Essary of Tuscalossa, Ala.; Pvt. Miller T. Young of Avonmore, Pa.; Pvt. Harvey L. Lewis of Porterville, Calif.; Pvt. Abel Saunders of Venton, Va.; and Cpl. Lester Mortz of Sheridan, Oregon.

    7 August 1950. Waegwan, Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC345199Korean War - SC345199

    Equipment at Repeater Station, Taegu, Korea. Quad. Cable terminal on left, testboard on right and center.

    1 August 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC344638Korean War - SC344638

    105-mm howitzer in action against the Communist-led North Korean invaders.

    26 July 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC344384Korean War - SC344384

    American artillery firing on Communist-led North Koreans, somewhere in Korea.

    25 July 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC344383Korean War - SC344383

    SC344383 - Artillery gun crew waits for the signal to fire on the enemy, somewhere in Korea.

    25 July 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC344075Korean War - SC344075

    A 105-mm howitzer in action against the Communist-led North Korean invaders, somewhere in Korea.

    22 July 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC343463Korean War - SC343463

    A gun crew checks their equipment near the Kum River.

    15 July 1950. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC356283Korean War - SC356283

    Their job to blast Communist-held positions in Defilade, troops of Heavy Mortar Co., 32nd Regiment, 7th Division, move into position in a pass between Punggi and Tanyang, Korea.

    8 January 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC358067Korean War - SC358067

    Waiting for the counterattack, these men of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Division, dig in after taking a Chinese-held hill along the Han River, Korea, above Incheon. The photographer who snapped this picture was hit by Chinese Communist fire a few minutes later.

    10 February 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC359740Korean War - SC359740

    Captain J. W. Finley of Hazelhurst, Ga., Co. F, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, although suffering from severe neck and face wounds as a result of an exploding Chinese grenade, braces himself upright between two jeeps and refuses to leave until he has finished directing first aid treatment and evacuation of wounded men of his company.

    22 February 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC360051Korean War - SC360051

    A soldier of the 35th Regiment, 25th U.S. Infantry Division, goes aboard a tank to be evacuated to rear areas after he was wounded by mortar fire.

    7 March 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-6715 (McDonald)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC360244Korean War - SC360244

    Men of Co. K, 35th RCT, 25th Division, fire a light machine gun in support of a rifle platoon attacking Chinese Communist positions north of the Han River, Korea.

    7 March 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC358007Korean War - SC358007

    Pfc. Miles Adair of Leon, Io, (left) and Sgt. Norbert Brzycki of Chicago, Ill., infantrymen of the 5th RCT, dig in on a hill captured from the Chinese Communist forces overlooking the Han River, Korea, as UN troops continue their offensive in the area.

    7 February 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #FEC-51-3582 (Chang)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC361222Korean War - SC361222

    Men of Battery B, 15th AAA Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, fire quadruple .50 caliber machine guns from an M-16 at Chinese Communist-held positions, as men of the 3rd Battalion, 32nd RCT, 7th Inf. Div., prepare to launch an attack north of Chae-jae, Korea.

    12 March 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #X/FEC-51-7416 (Hunkins, Jr.)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC361860Korean War - SC361860

    Elements of the 15th RCT, 3rd Infantry Division, fire upon Communist dug-in positions on a hill near the village of Uijong-bu, Korea.

    23 March 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-9343 (Welter)

  • Photo:

    Pfc. Jack Lee of Wichita, Kan. (left), and Cpl. Joseph W. Thomas of Honolulu, T.H., fire their machine gun on Communist positions as United Nations forces attack a hill, three miles south of the 38th Parallel.

    31 March 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC363702Korean War - SC363702

    Men of Battery A, 17th Field Artillery Battalion, EUSAK, cover their ears as unit leader gives the signal for firing the 8-inch howitzer, north of Chunchon, Korea.

    9 April 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC364803Korean War - SC364803

    Tractors of the 196th Field Artillery, U.S. Eighth Army, pull 155-mm guns through a detour near the town of Tari-Gol, Korea, in their advance towards the 38th Parallel.

    8 April 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365014Korean War - SC365014

    Men of the 3rd U.S. Rangers, 3rd Infantry Division, advance north of the Imjim River across the 38th Parallel in Korea, while under heavy mortar fire from the Chinese Communists.

    11 April 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365263Korean War - SC365263

    Lieutenant Ralph Barnes of Arlington, Va., platoon leader, 1st Platoon, Co. C, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, throws a hand grenade at Chinese Communist positions, as UN troops launch an offensive attack against the Communist near Uijong-Bu, Korea.

    23 March 1951. Korea.

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365341Korean War - SC365341

    SC365341 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A 57-mm recoil-less rifle team opens fire at a Chinese position three miles south of the 38th Parallel in Korea.

    31 March 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #FEC-51-10111 (Chang)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365424Korean War - SC365424

    SC365424 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Cpl. Thomas E. Bullis of Troy, N.Y., gunner, and Pfc. Charles R. Gilman of Peroria, Ill., assistant gunner, fire their 57-mm recoil-less rifle at a Chinese Communist pillbox during action against the Communist forces at the bottom of Hill860, near Kaoch/Eang-ni, Korea.

    24 April 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #X/FEC-51-13581 (Ruplenas)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365569Korean War - SC365569

    SC365569 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A machine gun crew gives supporting fire to UN troops as they withdrew from Hill 412 south of the Imjin River after a fierce battle with Communist-led Chinese forces.

    26 April 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-13488 (Solivan)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365635Korean War - SC365635

    SC365635 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A squad of the 3rd Ranger Co., 3rd Infantry Division, moves out of assembly area to probe Chinese Communist territory north of the Imjin River, Korea.

    17 April 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-12906 (Welter)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365738Korean War - SC365738

    SC365738 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Chinese Communist fortifications and camouflage used to prevent aerial detection.

    April 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-13738

  • Photo: Korean War - SC366436Korean War - SC366436

    SC366436 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Dust and smoke rise after a 8-inch howitzer of the 96th Field Artillery Battalion, X Corps, let loose with a 200-lb projectile along the central Korean front.

    6 May 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #X/FEC-51-14986 (Dunn)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC366514Korean War - SC366514

    SC366514 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A .50 caliber machine gun gives covering fire for Greek troops of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, as they advance on a Communist-held position north of Uijongbu, Korea.

    9 May 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-15051 (Wyatt)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC368660Korean War - SC368660

    SC368660 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Men of Company "A", 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th U.S. Infantry Division, fire from 57-mm recoil-less rifles and .30 caliber machine guns on the Communist-held Hill 257, near T'Omok-Kol, Korea.

    24 May 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-17718 (Sabater)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC368952Korean War - SC368952

    SC368952 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Two light machine gunners cover men of the 187th RCT as they go up a ridge on Hill 451, north of Inje, Korea, while F-80's strafe the village.

    1 June 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-17706 (Turner)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC369051Korean War - SC369051

    SC369051 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Their drive to the 38th Parallel stalled temporarily, men of the 3rd Division Reconnaissance Company dig in for the night on the east central front, Korea.

    28 May 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-17966 (Shipley)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC369397Korean War - SC369397

    SC369397 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A gun crew from Company "A", 90th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th U.S. Infantry Division, fires a 155-mm howitzer at Communist positions in the Kojongchon sector, eight miles above the 38th Parallel.

    3 June 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-18646 (Hildreth)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC369802Korean War - SC369802

    SC369802 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Cannoneers of Battery A, 17th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, Reload their 8-inch howitzer after firing on Chinese Communist positions in support of infantry units south of Chorwon, Korea.

    10 June 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-19240

  • Photo: Korean War - SC371824Korean War - SC371824

    SC371824 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Lt. Gen. William M. Hoge, Commanding General, U.S. IX Corps, left, holds the lanyard which will fire the 75,000th shell to be fired by the corps since the start of the conflict in Korea. Brig. Gen. William N. Gillmore, Commanding General, Corps Artillery, stands to the right of General Hoge. This day also marked the end of the first year fighting in Korea.

    25 June 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-21800 (Ecker)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC372664Korean War - SC372664

    SC372664 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A 105-mm self-propelled howitzer, manned by five soldiers from Cody, Wyo., speeds another projectile into Red lines. The men, all Cannoneers in B Battery, 300th Armored Field Artillery battalion X Corps, are (L-R); Sergeant First Class Allen J. Helms, Chief of Section; Corporal Joseph Stair, Gunner; Sergeant Richard N. Null, Lanyard Man; Corporal Robert C. Smith, Cannoner.

    1 July 1951

    Signal Corps Photo #X/FEC-51-22729 (Durcansky)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC368494Korean War - SC368494

    SC368494 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    155-mm howitzers of the 82nd Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, made the Communist keep their distance by pouring shells into their lines from the backyard of the Capitol Building, Seoul, Korea.

    20 May 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-16239 (Myers)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC372742Korean War - SC372742

    SC372742 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Hit in the back during a grenade duel, Corporal Dominick F. Zegarelli, (Utica, N.Y.) Company L, 7th Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 3rd Infantry Division, waits for evacuation, while other members of his platoon rest.

    3 July 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-23550 (Brigham)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC373025Korean War - SC373025

    SC373025 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    An 8-inch howitzer crew of Battery A, 96th Field Artillery Battalion, fires at Communist positions near Yanggau, Korea.

    25 June 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #X/FEC-51-21987 (McKinney)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC373174Korean War - SC373174

    SC373174 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Cpl. Sam Ayala of Niles, Calif., Co. L, 7th RCT, U.S.3rd Infantry Division, waits for medical evacuation from Hill 717, Cpl. Ayala was wounded while engaged in a bitter grenade battle with deeply entrenched Chinese Communism.

    3 July 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-23541 (Brigham)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC373298Korean War - SC373298

    SC373298 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Company "M", 7th RCT, U.S. 3rd Infantry Division machine gunners, watch for the movements of Communists forces, as artillery lands on Hill 717, one of the objectives of "Operation Doughnut".

    3 July 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-23564 (Brigham)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC373303Korean War - SC373303

    SC373303 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Returning from an assault on Hill 717, men of Company "L", 7th RCT, 3rd Infantry Division, help a wounded buddy onto a stretcher for evacuation to an aid station.

    3 July 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-23568 (Brigham)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC375424Korean War - SC375424

    SC375424 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Sgt. Douglas D. Tompkins of Jud, North Dakota, Tank Company, 5th RCT, 24th U.S. Infantry Division, fires a .50 caliber machine gun at Communist-held positions during an assault against the Chinese Communist forces along the east central front, Korea.

    14 July 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-255588

  • Photo: Korean War - SC376124Korean War - SC376124

    SC376124 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Cpl. Bill Miller of Trenton, New Jersey, and Sgy. Clifford Meli of Jamestown, New York, members of Company "M", Heavy Weapons, attached to Company "I", 5th RCT, 24th U.S. Infantry Division, blast Communist-held positions from their .50 caliber machine gun post, during action against the Chinese Communist forces, near Chiper-ri, Korea.

    3 August 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-28453 (Wegner)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC376718Korean War - SC376718

    SC376718 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    1st Lt. Dowll Hudson, Co. C, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, stops to rest on his way to the aid station. With pain in his face after a six-hour walk on a wounded leg, Lt. Hudson refused a stretcher because "others need it worse than I". He was wounded in the attack on Hill 1171.

    26 July 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-27648 (Mullin)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC378301Korean War - SC378301

    SC378301 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    An 8-inch howitzer of Battery B, 720th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. X Corps, fires at the Chinese Communists near Yanggu, Korea, in support of the 36th Regiment, 5th ROK Infantry Division.

    21 August 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-30746 (Gryez)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC382567Korean War - SC382567

    SC382567 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Showing the entrance to his bunker at the edge of crater caused by an enemy mortar shell is Corporal George C. Brown, Boston, Massachusetts, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st U.S. Cavalry Division.

    17 October 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-37983 (Davis)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC383757Korean War - SC383757

    SC383757 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Men of Battery C, 936th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, fire the 100,001st and 100,002d shell at Chinese Communist position near Choriwon, Korea.

    10 October 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-39822 (Kostner)

  • Photo:  Korean War - SC385162 Korean War - SC385162

    SC385162 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Powder smoke and dust billow as a recoil-less rifle team of Co. D, 7th infantry Regiment, 3rd U.S. Infantry Division, fire their weapon at Chinese Communist position on Hill 200 near Qnmong-Myon, Korea.

    9 November 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-41144 (Scheinker)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC370662Korean War - SC370662

    SC370662 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A wounded man of the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Division, is evacuated from Hill 657 near Sanghoenchon, Korea, after having been hit by a grenade.

    11 June 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-19826 (McBurnett)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC365634Korean War - SC365634

    SC365634 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Men of the 3rd Ranger Company, 3rd Infantry Division, adjust their gear before undertaking a dawn patrol across the Imjin River, Korea.

    17 April 1951. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #8A/FEC-51-12902 (Welter)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC390962Korean War - SC390962

    SC390962 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Lieutenant Colonel Leon B. Humphrey, CO 213th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army (right foreground), pulls the lanyard on "north east gun" of Battery A, 213th Field Artillery Battalion, to send the 100,000th round of ammunition fired by the 213th at Chinese Communist positions. L-r: Sgt. D.L. Christensen of Richfield, Utah; M/Sgt. A.E. Crawford of Tyler, Tex.; Colonel Humphrey, Capt. Charles H. Yarber of Louisville, Ky., CO, Battery A; Major Gerald C. Morgan of Sioux City, Iowa, Executive Officer, 213th Field Artillery Battalion; and Capt. John P. Lamb of St. George, Utah, Assistant S-3 Officer.

    11 January 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-2481-9/FEC-52-4036 (Doyle)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC393264Korean War - SC393264

    SC393264 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Personnel of No. 4 gun, Battery "B", 999th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, fire on enemy positions. Firing the weapon at far right is Cpl. Andrew L. Williams, Doro, Alabama.

    23 February 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-2481-9/FEC-52-4036 (Doyle)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC396471Korean War - SC396471

    SC396471 - KOREAN BATTLE

    Men of Battery B, 75th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, fire 155-mm howitzers at Communist positions, near Kumwha, Korea.

    4 April 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-2985-2/FEC-52-9842 (Hughes)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC398703Korean War - SC398703

    SC398703 - A 4.2-inch mortar crew of the Heavy Mortar Company, 179th Regiment, 45th U.S. Infantry Division, fires on Communist positions, west of Chorwon, Korea.

    5 May 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #10-296-1/FEC-52-13339 (Kassal)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC399990Korean War - SC399990

    SC399990 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Brigadier General Kenneth S. Sweaney, CG, X U.S. Corps Artillery, pulls the lanyard on the howitzer to fire the 150,000th round of ammunition used by men of Battery B, 955th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army.

    18 May 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #14-401-5/FEC-52-16079 (Henriksen)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC399994Korean War - SC399994

    SC399994 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Communist-held territory from the hillside position of an eight-inch self propelled howitzer on Hill #857.

    19 May 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #14-430-4/FEC-52-16096 (Bonatsos)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC400100Korean War - SC400100

    SC400100 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    An 8-inch howitzer is fired by members of Battery A, 17th FA Bn., 45th U.S. Inf. Div., north of Yonchon, Korea.

    27 May 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #10-340-2/FEC-52-14563 (Kassal)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC403717Korean War - SC403717

    SC403717 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Men of Battery C, 936th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, fire the 200,000 round of ammunition from their 155-mm howitzer during action against the Chinese Communist forces in Korea.

    12 April 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #17-2635-3/FEC-52-18276 (Perrone)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC404282Korean War - SC404282

    SC404282 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A 155-mm howitzer acting as "base gun" for Battery A, 92nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, firing adjusting rounds near Kumhwa, Korea.

    8 June 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #13-27-5/FEC-52-20869 (Johnson)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC405471Korean War - SC405471

    SC405471 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Members of the 81-mm Mortar Platoon, Co. D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Eighth Army, blast Communist positions in Punchbowl, Korea.

    12 August 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-4237-2/FEC-52-24764 (Kelemanik)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC405477Korean War - SC405477

    SC405477 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A gun crew firing an eight-inch self-propelled howitzer at Communist hill positions after receiving a fire mission from Co. A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Eighth Army, west of Punchbowl.

    13 August 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-4237-16/FEC-52-24778 (Kelemanik)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC408940Korean War - SC408940

    SC408940 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    A gun crew of the 88th Field Artillery, ROK Army, fires a 155-mm howitzer at Communist positions during action against the Chinese Communist forces in the Shanghi Heights Area, west of Chorwon.

    30 October 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-5219-14/FEC-52-32234 (Fisk)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC409991Korean War - SC409991

    SC409991 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Medical corpsmen of the 1st Battalion Aid Station, 31st Inf. Regt, 7th U.S. Inf. Div., assist in helping wounded infantrymen of Companies D and L, 31st Regiment, following the fight for Hill 598.

    14 October 1952. Kumhwa, Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-4885-4/FEC-52-30954 (Sylvester)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC409999Korean War - SC409999

    SC409999 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Wounded infantrymen of Co L, 31st Inf. Regt., 7th U.S. Inf. Div., light up cigarettes after receiving first aid following a battle for Hill 598, near Kumhwa.

    14 October 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-4885-3/FEC-52-30953 (Sylvester)

  • Photo: Korean War - SC410715Korean War - SC410715

    SC410715 - KOREAN CONFLICT

    Infantrymen of the Heavy Mortar Co., 1st Platoon, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th U.S. Infantry Division, fire the 4.2-inch Heavy mortar on Communist hill positions in the Mung Dung-ni Valley.

    10 August 1952. Korea.

    Signal Corps Photo #1-4193-9/FEC-52-24690-C (Feldman)

  • Photo:  Korean War - 148-16-2 Korean War - 148-16-2

    ES148-16-2 (SC359755)Men of the 13th Engineers were leaving to begin repairs on a bridge in Ami-dong, when enemy burp guns opened fire forcing them to "bail out" and take cover. 1 Mar 1951

  • Photo: Korean War - 200-15-1Korean War - 200-15-1

    ES200-15-1 (SC351747) A makeshift locomotive water tower constructed of a tank set a top a tower made of "criss-crossed" railroad ties, and located on a temporary rail bridge across the Han River at Seoul, currently under construction by the 62nd Engineer Battalion. 31 Oct 1950.

  • Photo: Korean War - 210-13-16Korean War - 210-13-16

    ES210-13-16 Dr. Syngman Rhee, President, ROK, and Mrs. Rhee (foreground) with Non-commissioned officers of the 62nd Engineers and train crew members in front of the first locomotive to cross the newly constructed railroad bridge spanning the Han River at Seoul, Korea. 19 Oct 1950.

  • Photo: Korean War - 30-25-6Korean War - 30-25-6

    ES30-25-6 (SC349009) A long line of jeeps waiting to be ferried across the Kumho-gang River cause a traffic jam on the way to the front in Korea. 16 Sep 1950.

  • Photo: Korean War - 41-0-9Korean War - 41-0-9

    ES41-0-9 Engineers of the 2nd ID construct a by-pass for heavy equipment to cross the Hwang-gang River, in order to give support to the infantry, five miles on the other side of the river. Only jeeps can cross on the damaged bridges at left. 25 Sep 1950

  • Photo: Korean War - Korea-068Korean War - Korea-068

    Korea-068 Hospital at the Myon village, Korea, being constructed by "B" Co, 74th Engineer Combat Battalion, 8th Army, under the AFAK program. 6 May 1954.

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-11-27Korean War - 111-11-27

    ES111-11-27 (SC363925) Members of the 16th Reconnaissance Company, 1st Cavalry Division sets the fuses on a "Daisy Chain" of light anti-tank mines, northwest of Youchon. 10 Nov 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 119-11-30Korean War - 119-11-30

    ES119-11-30 (SC368904) A soldier from the 3rd Engineer Battalion records positions of mines as they are planted in Korea. 1 May 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 230-15-36Korean War - 230-15-36

    ES230-15-36 (SC358578) Engineers lay a single apron fence across the valley, north of Wonju, Korea, after members of the Antitank Mine Platoon, 187th AB RCT placed anti-personnel mines in that area. 17 Feb 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 71-11-21Korean War - 71-11-21

    ES71-11-21 Men of the 630th Engineer Light Equipment Company, prepare to blast away part of a hillside. 8 Feb 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 71-11-23Korean War - 71-11-23

    ES71-11-23 (SC388491) Men of Company C, 3rd Engineer Combat Battalion, 24th US Infantry Division, operate a wagon drill, as they prepare to blast a hillside. 6 Jan 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 71-15-35Korean War - 71-15-35

    ES71-15-35 (SC383326) A demolition squad of Company A, 65th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, place dynamite under the tracks of a burned out tank, under the supervision of the recovery platoon of C, 89th Tank Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. 14 Oct 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 113-15-1Korean War - 113-15-1

    ES113-15-1 (SC363821) Engineers use a rope to pull a booby-trapped tree off the road in the Techen-ni Area, Korea. Attached to the tree was a Russian-type heat grenade that failed to explode. 14 Apr 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 113-16-1Korean War - 113-16-1

    ES113-16-1 (SC381830) Men of the 2nd Platoon, B Co 10th Engineer Battalion check a tank for booby-traps and the area for mines. 8 Oct 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 114-15-3Korean War - 114-15-3

    ES114-15-3 (SC371785) A Chinese anti-personnel bomb, which was found on a ridge near the 15th RCT Command Post, 3rd U.S. Infantry Division. The 55-gallon drum held 8 lbs of fused TNT and was filled with rocks. 15 Jun 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 119-12-9Korean War - 119-12-9

    ES119-12-9 (SC348838) Soldier from the 77th Engineer Co. prepares to remove a mine. 15 Sep 1950.

  • Photo: Korean War - 119-13-1Korean War - 119-13-1

    ES119-13-1 (SC370299) Soldiers using mine detectors to sweep the road clear of hidden Communist planted land mines for an advancing M-4 tank, 10 Jun 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 119-13-11Korean War - 119-13-11

    ES119-13-11 (SC361471) Members of the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion sweep the roads of Korea for anti-tank mines. 16 Mar 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 119-13-52Korean War - 119-13-52
  • Photo: Korean War - 119-13-95Korean War - 119-13-95

    ES119-13-95 (SC359587) An anti-tank mine crew starts checking for other possible mines after an M-4 tank of the 32nd RCT, U.S. 7th In Div (in background) was disabled when it hit an anti-tank mine on this road in Korea. 28 Feb 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 130-19-1Korean War - 130-19-1

    ES130-19-1 (SC376635) Booby-trapped roadblock erected by the Communist across a narrow mountain pass road near Ynaggu, Korea. Discovered by the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion while clearing the pass of anti-tank mines and booby traps. 5 Aug 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 120-20-15Korean War - 120-20-15

    ES120-20-15 Beach area, Port of Inchon, Korea LST beach and 2 finger piers for dispatching small craft. Open storage area in foreground, tank farm in background. 25 Jan 1953.

  • Photo: Korean War - 130-14-1Korean War - 130-14-1

    ES130-14-1 (SC348487) A member of the 2nd Engineer Special Brigade throws a hand grenade into a cave to force Communist-led North Korean soldiers out. 16 Sep 1950.

  • Photo: Korean War - 148-11-3Korean War - 148-11-3

    ES148-11-3 (SC385312) Rations are sent on a tramway up a hill to members of the 24th U.S. Infantry Division. 20 Nov 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 148-11-46Korean War - 148-11-46

    ES148-11-46 (SC394142) Engineer operates telephone communication along tramway, which transports supplies. 2 Mar 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 148-16-1Korean War - 148-16-1

    ES148-16-1 (SC364826) Men of the 77th Engineer Combat Company blast at Communist troops taking cover in caves embedded along steep banks of the Hantan River. 11 Apr 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 148-16-161Korean War - 148-16-161

    ES148-16-161 Unloading supplies from ship into DUKW in the harbor at Inchon, Korea being done by troops of the 532nd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment. 12 Jun 1951.

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 148-16-162 Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 148-16-162

    ES148-16-162 Cranes load LCM's with gas at Inchon inner harbor. (Tidal Basin) Operations of tidal basin under control of the 532nd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment of the Second Engineer Special Brigade. 10 Oct 1950.

  • Photo: Korean War - 150-14-8Korean War - 150-14-8

    ES150-14-8 Personnel of D Co, 13th Eng. Combat Bn utilizing a Brockway truck to transport saw lumber. Nov 1953.

  • Photo: Korean War - 21-72-3Korean War - 21-72-3

    ES21-72-3 (SC433080) A helicopter of the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company, U.S. Eighth Army, delivers C-rations to the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th U.S. Infantry Division, near Panmunjom. 23 May 1953.

  • Photo: Korean War - 270-00-116Korean War - 270-00-116

    ES270-00-116 (SC409559-R) Tramway of the 97th Infantry Regiment, 40th US Infantry Division. 19 Jul 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 87-16-9Korean War - 87-16-9

    ES87-16-9 (SC394144) Aerial tramway, which transports supplies and carries wounded. 4 Mar 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 130-16-30Korean War - 130-16-30

    ES130-16-30 (SC379589) Members of H Co 5th Cavalry Regiment set up barbed wire entanglement, which guards their company area. 9 Sep 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 130-16-31Korean War - 130-16-31

    ES130-16-31 (SC361331) Men of the 77th Engineer Combat Company strings a barbed wire fence along the Han River in Songnim-dong, Korea. 24 Feb 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 21-72-2Korean War - 21-72-2

    ES21-72-2 (SC433671) Major Michael J. Stoke, XO, 79th Ordinance Aircraft Maintenance BN. US 8th Army, and Chaplain (CPT) Charles C. Blake, the "flying Captain", leave the Bn area in a helicopter to visit with one of the 79th Ordinance BN units. Korea. 8 Jun 1953.

  • Photo: Korean War - 27-11-3Korean War - 27-11-3

    ES27-11-3 (SC395607) Members of C, 14th Eng Combat Bn, 8th US Army ground a hydrogen filled balloon die to high winds. The balloon is 15 feet in diameter and is elevated to 1400 feet to mark the Panmunjom Military Armistice Conference area. 19 Mar 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 27-11-4Korean War - 27-11-4

    ES27-11-4 (SC395626) Members of Co C, 14th Eng Combat Bn, 8th US Army, are grounding the new M-1 "VLA" barrage balloon which is used to mark the Panmunjon Military Armistice Conference perimeter. The balloon is 35 feet long, 14 feet in Diameter, hold 3,000 cubic Ft. of Helium gas, and is elevated to a height of 1200 ft. 22 Mar 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 27-11-5Korean War - 27-11-5

    ES27-11-5 (SC416384) Members of the Field Artillery Meteorological and Topographical Detachment, U.S. 8th Army prepares to release a radiosonde into the night. Dec 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 51-14-20Korean War - 51-14-20

    ES51-14-20 (SC401143) 120th Engineer Battalion, 45th Infantry Division, soldier erects a camouflage net over a road exposed to the Communist Forces, Korea. 7 Jun 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 51-14-21Korean War - 51-14-21

    ES51-14-21 (SC381042) Korean Conflict -- A truck travels along the main supply route near Chupa-Ryonk, Korea, unobserved by enemy. It is protected by a 1650-foot netting, which was erected by men of Company B, 13th Engineer Combat Battalion, US 7th Infantry Division. The netting is to keep the Chinese Communist from observing the volume of traffic -- not to conceal the road. 21 Sep 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - 86-14-1Korean War - 86-14-1

    ES86-14-1 (SC393581) Searchlights of the 86th Engineer Searchlight Company, cut the darkness as they probe for signs of Communist forces. 24 Feb 1952.

  • Photo: Korean War - 86-14Korean War - 86-14

    ES86-14 (SC539585) Old 60" searchlight of WWII had been adapted for a new role by the Engineer Research and Development Laboratories, Ft. Belvoir, Va. The entire unit previously transported on two 2-1/2 ton trucks and a pair of trailers, has been mounted on one truck to provide mobility for its employment in battlefield illumination.

  • Photo: Korean War - Korea-052Korean War - Korea-052

    Korea-052 (SC366787) New technique -- Army Engineers in Korea have combined mortar shells and gasoline to produce a new anti-personnel mine and night illumination technique. An 81-mm mortar shell was tied to the top of a 55-gal drum of gasoline and ignited by an electrical charge. 12 May 1951.

  • Photo: Korean War - Korea-083Korean War - Korea-083

    Korea-083 Puerto Rican National Guard, 60th Infantry Regiment.

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07283Korean War - HF-SN-98-07283

    Air War in Korea--An American GI questions a North Korean laborer on bomb damage inflicted on the Chinnampo smelter plant by B-29 Superforts of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Bomber Command. Workers said the plant was completely knocked out. A total of 248 tons of bombs plastered the target during August, 1950.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78223 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-345461Korean War - 111-SC-345461

    WAR IN KOREA: U.S. troops dig in against the communist led North Korean invaders, somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-345461

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00935Korean War - HD-SN-50-00935

    Airview of bombs dropped by U.S. Air Force, exploding on three parallel railroad bridges across Han River, southwest of Seoul, former capitol of Republic of Korea. Bridges were bombed early in war to delay advance of invading North Korean troops.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 50-9025-306-PS

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07468Korean War - HF-SN-98-07468

    Four crew members of the 19th Bomb Group, Okinawa based veteran unit of the Far East Air Forces Bomber Command, locate on a map the (WORDS GARBLED) was dropped on the 150th (WORDS GARBLED). THE 19th Group was the (WORDS GARBLED) targets of the Korean War, and has been at it since last June 22, 1950. Shown left to right and all from New Jersey are: 1st Lt Eugene Gouch, Millburn, airplane commander, 1st Lt Henry J. Antonik, Passaic, radar observer; Capt Clyde H. Smith Newark, bombardier and Capt Stephen V. Kozak, Newark, navigator.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 122490 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-343024Korean War - 111-SC-343024

    GENERAL MACARTHUR INSPECTS KOREAN WAR FRONT: General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Commander in-Chief, Far East Command, on an inspection tour of the South Korean Forces after the surprise attack by the North Koreans.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343024

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03046Korean War - HD-SN-99-03046

    During South Korean evacuation of Suwon Airfield, a 37-mm anti-tank gun is hauled out of the area for repairs, by a weapons carrier. 1950. INP. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-9064

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1387

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03150Korean War - HD-SN-99-03150

    North Korean prisoner of Marines who rolled enemy back in Naktong River fighting. He wear a "Prisoner of War" tag and was treated in accordance with United Nations' rules of international warfare. September 4, 1950. S. Sgt. Walter W. Frank. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2122

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1491

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-348472Korean War - 111-SC-348472

    WAR IN KOREA: U.S. Troops force four North Korean stragglers from Bunker, where they had laid for hours before surrendering, during the invasion U.S. Forces of Wolmi-Do Island, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-348472

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-348595Korean War - 111-SC-348595

    WAR IN KOREA: A tobacco warehouse goes up in flames in central Inchon, as U.S. Marines of the 1st Div wait for further orders to move on, during the drive of the U.S. forces against the North Korean enemy troops.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-348595

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07294Korean War - HF-SN-98-07294

    ag and Baggage--A U.S. Army truck and trailer back up to the gaping jaws of a C-119 "Flying Boxcar" to be loaded for evacuation from Yonpo Airfield, the most concentrated air evacuation of the Korean War by planes of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command. In the background, smoke rises from burning supplies and buildings which were destroyed before the field was left to advancing communist troops.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78664 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 021206-M-3031H-088Korean War - 021206-M-3031H-088

    A Korean War area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) John F. Bolt, assigned to the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, as he exits his USMC F-86 "SABER" jet aircraft. MAJ Bolt is the USMC first "Jet Ace" credited with 6 kills, plus he shot down six Japanese planes during World War II (WWII).

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07367Korean War - HF-SN-98-07367

    Bombs Away--Regardless of the type of enemy target lying in this rugged, mountainous terrain of Korea, very little will remain after the falling bombs have done their work. This striking photograph of the lead bomber was made from a B-29 Superfort of the Far East Air Forces 19th Bomber Group on the 150th combat mission of the 19th Bomber Group has flown since the start of the Korean war.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78971 AC

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HF-SN-98-07318 Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HF-SN-98-07318

    Airplanes: Ground, Fairchild (C-119). This U.S. Far East Air Forces C-119, "LeAudra," Flying Boxcar of the 314th Troop Carrier Group, is just about ready to leave Japan with the Group's 70,000th ton of cargo hauled during the Korean War. Col Richard W. Henderson, pilot and 314th Group Commander from Sewart Air Force Base, TN., signals from the pilots seat. SSgt. Donald J. Pluger, Fond du Lac, WI, radio operator (inside plane), 1st Lt Jack B. Robbins, co-pilot from Nashville, TN., and TSgt Otis D. Graham, aerial engineer of Anderson, SC, make up the crew of this famous work-horse of the 315th Air Division (Combat Cargo).

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 80079 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07475Korean War - HF-SN-98-07475

    This massive formation of C-119 "Flying Boxcars" of the 314th Troop Carrier Wing is the principal means of moving thousands of tons of food, ammunition, gasoline, medical supplies, and other vital war materials to support United Nations ground forces fighting in Korea. These and other transports of the 315th Air Division (Combat Cargo) carried paratroopers of the 187th Regimental Combat Team, and dropped them behind enemy lines twice during the Korean War, and kept them supplied by airdrop methods until normal lanes were opened. The giant transports have made aerial evacuation of war and weather casualties of thousands of allied personnel since the start of the Korean hostilities. Prompt delivery of supplies, many times by airdrop, has been the deciding factor between defeat and victory on numerous occasions.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 81306 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07322Korean War - HF-SN-98-07322

    Even though "Armistice" talks are in progress at Kaesong, Korea, the mission of the 3rd Air Rescue Squadron continues. A helicopter of the 3rd Air Rescue Squadron is shown as it settles gently to Korean soil to take on an injured soldier being carried in a stretcher by medics. In a matter of minutes this soldier will be under the professional care of a medical officer at one of the Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals at the rear. Two Korean laborers have stacked their "A" frames to watch the patient loaded into the helicopter capsules. More than 2,300 lives have been saved by Air Rescue personnel who are serving the U.S. Far East Air Forces during the Korean war. This number represents rescues made by all the 3rd Air Rescue aircraft.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 80572 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07351Korean War - HF-SN-98-07351

    Trouble for Enemy Targets. Fifth Air Force, Korea--This U.S. Air Force B-26 light bomber of the 3rd Bomb Wing has its 14 forward-firing .50 caliber machine guns tested prior to a night mission against enemy targets in North Korea. Pilots of the 3rd Wing nightly patrol Communist supply routes leading to the front. The B-26 night Intruders have been a major factor in the destruction of more than 53,000 enemy vehicles knocked out by U.S. Air Force units since the start of the Korean War.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 82203 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03050Korean War - HD-SN-99-03050

    Marines of the 1st Marine Division relax by a Korean hut after destroying an enemy sniper housed there. September 24, 1951. T. Sgt. Frank W. Sewell. (Marine Corps)

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A156980

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1391

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07412Korean War - HF-SN-98-07412

    Major Harry B. Bailey, former 98th Bomb Wing Intelligence Officer briefs an unidentified crew on Sinuiju target. One of the most feared of targets of the Korean war, it was hit again and again by B-29 crews stationed in Japan and Okinawa.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 84607 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07376Korean War - HF-SN-98-07376

    L-5 pilots are shown during a briefing session at the 10th Liaison Squadron war room at a Korean air base prior to a mission. Shown briefing the pilots is 1st Lt Robert F. Arnold, St Joseph, MS.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 83742 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-1-A348757Korean War - 127-GK-1-A348757

    READYING FOR COMBAT - Planes of the Marine "Polka Dot" squadron await ordnance on the last day of the Korean War. "Corsair" attack bombers flown by squadron pilots racked up an impressive record of destruction in the short time they took part in the Korean War.

    NARA FILE #: 127-GK-1-A348757

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07419Korean War - HF-SN-98-07419

    In "Operation Comback" thousands of Chinese and North Korean Communist POWs were released from Prisoner of War Compounds, in Korea after renouncing Communism for freedom. Here, at Seoul, Korea crowds are gathered to greet Chinese ex-POWs prior to flight to Formosa

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 85043 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07414Korean War - HF-SN-98-07414

    In "Operation Comeback," thousands of Chinese and North Korean Communist POWs were released from Prisoners of War compounds in Korea after renouncing Communism for freedom. Here, an aerial view shows a Chinese litter patients are carried from a C-54 air evacuation plane to a waiting ambulance following a flight from Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 84916 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07413Korean War - HF-SN-98-07413

    In "Operation Comeback," thousands of Chinese and North Korean Communist POWs were released from Prisoners of War compounds in Korea after renouncing Communism for freedom. Here, an aerial view shows a Chinese convoy leaving Ascom Village, Korea en route to Inchon Harbor, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 84899 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HA-SN-98-06927 General of the Army Douglas MacArthurKorean War - HA-SN-98-06927 General of the Army Douglas MacArthur

    KOREA BECOMES INDEPENDENT NATION
    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander for Allied Powers, (Left) and Dr. Syngman Rhee, Korea's first President, warmly greet one another upon the General's arrival at Kimpo Air Force Base, at the invitation of President Rhee. The General and Mrs. MacArthur made the initial trip to Korea, to view an auspicious occasion which spelled freedom and independence for the first time in over forty years.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-306875

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 127-GK-235A-A161138 Marines in Korea hug trench as Red mortar shell lands nearby Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 127-GK-235A-A161138 Marines in Korea hug trench as Red mortar shell lands nearby

    NEAR MISS--Marines in Korea hug trench as Red mortar shell lands nearby.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-235A-A161138

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07362 315th Troop Carrier WingKorean War - HF-SN-98-07362 315th Troop Carrier Wing

    Korean children, a very attentive audience, watch the 187th Regimental Combat Team paratroopers during a practice paradrop from 315th Troop Carrier Wing C-46 "Commando" near Taegu, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 82766 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03040Korean War - HD-SN-99-03040

    San Diego, Calif. A young officer and his wife sitting in their car at the dock and staring quietly at the waiting aircraft carrier before he leaves for Korea. 1950. Black Star. (USIA)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 306-PS-50-10828

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1381

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07282 Air Forces Combat Cargo Command transportKorean War - HF-SN-98-07282 Air Forces Combat Cargo Command transport

    Food for United Nations troops knifing through North Korea against dwindling opposition slides out of a U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command transport and is stacked for almost immediate use. Air Force planes have played a vital part in the final push into Pyongyang and other North Korean cities, flying in food, ammunition, and troops as rapidly as they are setting up airlift operations in seized fields almost before fighting in the area ceases and flying in food, ammunition, supplies and men as rapidly as they are needed.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78188 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A6298 Marine road block in South KoreaKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A6298 Marine road block in South Korea

    Leatherneck sentry and interpreter check passes of Koreans going through a Marine road block in South Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A6298

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234B-A7531 Bronze Star MedalKorean War - 127-GK-234B-A7531 Bronze Star Medal

    Marine First Lieutenant Arthur E. House, 5020 N E. Alameda Avenue, Portland, Oregon, receives the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service in Korea. Making the presentation is Colonel R.W. Hayward, Commander of the Fifth Marine Regiment. House, a mortar platoon leader, has served in Korea since August 2, 1950. His wife, Caroline, lives at the Portland address.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234B-A7531

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234f-A4912 Hagaru-riKorean War - 127-GK-234f-A4912 Hagaru-ri

    After five days and nights of slugging it out with Chinese communists to return fifteen miles to Hagaru-ri, wounded Marines of the 5th and 7th Regiments find rescue at hand. So do British Royal Marines, Soldiers and Republic of Korea troops being reassembled for further withdrawal to the sea. Marine engineers had hacked out a landing strip and Air Force, Navy and Marine planes flew continual evacuation trips, taking wounded and frostbitten men to rear areas for hospitalization.

    NARA FILE #: 127-GK-234f-A4912

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07301 Taedong River at PyongyangKorean War - HF-SN-98-07301 Taedong River at Pyongyang

    North Korean civilian refugees are evacuated by ferry boats on the Taedong River at Pyongyang, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78847 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00936Korean War - HD-SN-50-00936

    Photo of the Royal Canadian Naval Vessel Athabasken, one of the three Canadian destroyers sent to Korean waters to serve under General MacArthur, Commanding General for the unified U.N. forces assisting the Republic of Korea in defense against the invasion by North Korean Communist forces.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 50-9086-306-PS

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234P-A408288 LST'S unloading at Wolmi-do, Inchon, KoreaKorean War - 127-GK-234P-A408288 LST'S unloading at Wolmi-do, Inchon, Korea

    LST'S unloading at Wolmi-do, Inchon, Korea on D-plus and Marine trucks taking supplies to advancing troops.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234P-A408288

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A4692 Chosin ReservoirKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A4692 Chosin Reservoir

    Sergeant Richard E. Cly, of Minneapolis, Minn., holds a north Korean flag captured during 1 the 7th Marines drive on Chosin Reservoir. Cly is a former member of the 4th Marines Reserve infantry Battalion from Minneapolis. He served with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A4692

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-13-A159950 FLYING AMBULANCEKorean War - 127-GK-13-A159950 FLYING AMBULANCE

    FLYING AMBULANCE--Marines and a Navy medical corpsman in Korea fasten the casualty rig of a helicopter as the pilot prepares to carry the wounded man to a rear area hospital.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-13-A159950

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07305 500 pound parachute bombsKorean War - HF-SN-98-07305 500 pound parachute bombs

    Astride the target. Korea--500 pound parachute bombs descend slowly straddling the three rail and highway bridges in an enemy held sector of Communist Korea. They were dropped by fast, low-flying B-26s of the Far East Air Force's 452nd Light Bomb Wing in a program of interdiction bombing, designed to keep the enemy at the front from receiving his supplies and equipment. Parachutes slow the bomb's descent so that the light bombers will have time to clear the area before debris fills the air.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 79137 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234C-A164617 Marine Sergeant Lyle LewisKorean War - 127-GK-234C-A164617 Marine Sergeant Lyle Lewis

    WAR PAINT--Marine Sergeant Lyle Lewis puts green camouflage paint on his face before starting out on a night raiding patrol behind enemy lines in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234C-A164617

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A2876 U.S. Marines in concrete buildingKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A2876 U.S. Marines in concrete building

    Firing from alternate positions to present bobbing targets, U.S. Marines in concrete building are driving back enemy in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A2876

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07300 North Korean civilian refugeesKorean War - HF-SN-98-07300 North Korean civilian refugees

    North Korean civilian refugees wait to be evacuated at Pyongyang, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78804 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07455Korean War - HF-SN-98-07455

    HQFEAF, Tokyo--"Mr. One Millionth R and R" to arrive in Japan receives a giant key to Fukuoka from Miss Takagi Tsuyako. He was A1C Gerald E. Ferguson, of Kewa, WA, a B-26 aerial gunner with the U.S. Air Force 3rd Bomb wing in Korea, who landed at Brady Air Installation in a 315th Troop Carrier Wing C-46 Commando Ferguson received a beautiful doll and many other fights from the Japanese merchants of Fukuoka Prefecture. He was the 1,000,000 UNC serviceman to be flown on Rest and Recreation leave to Japan by the 315th Air Division.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 122475 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-233E-A159450Korean War - 127-GK-233E-A159450

    LOADING UP--Marine tankmen lay in a supply of ammunition for another firing mission against enemy positions somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-233E-A159450

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07463 Fifth Air ForceKorean War - HF-SN-98-07463 Fifth Air Force

    Fifth Air Force, Korea--The outstanding accuracy of Fifth Air Force bomber pilots during a strike June 14, 1952, on an airstrip of the Communists' Pyongyang airfield complex, can be observed in this post-strike photo taken by the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing. The pilots, who the day before had been dropping their bombs on small supply buildings and narrow bridges, had a field day with this big target and placed 115 of their high explosive bombs either directly on the old, secretly repaired, hard surfaced runway or on the recently added stretch of hard sod that extended the capability of the strip. Mass fighter bomber strikes have proved effective against several types of enemy targets in Korea and results have proved the ability of the Far East Air Forces jet and propelled planes to carry out a variety of destructive missions.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 122483 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-95J-A6121 Korean Women's ArmyKorean War - 127-GK-95J-A6121 Korean Women's Army

    A platoon of the Korean Women's Army prepares for inspection at a command post somewhere in Korea. This group plays an active and important part in Korea's fight against Communism. Many such women are currently fighting on the front lines with their fathers and brothers.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-95J-A6121

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07471 General VandenbergKorean War - HF-SN-98-07471 General Vandenberg

    General Vandenberg Talks with Marine--Marine Pfc Nicholas G. Baldwin, right, Minneapolis, MN, talks with General Hoyt Vandenberg, Air Force Chief of Staff, at the First Marine Division's Airstrip in Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 122494 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07302 F-80 jet fighter of the U.S. Air ForceKorean War - HF-SN-98-07302 F-80 jet fighter of the U.S. Air Force

    Korea: Strafing Combat. An F-80 jet fighter of the U.S. Air Force strafes Communist vehicles moving along a road North of the 38th parallel. Flying hundreds of missions daily, these fighters inflict heavy damage on resupply trains and enemy reinforcements. Dust clouds resulting from .50 caliber machine gun fire obscure the target areas. These jet fighters can carry rockets and bombs in addition to their six .50 caliber machine guns.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78922 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-1-A157412 Marines at an airfield near Chunchon, KoreaKorean War - 127-GK-1-A157412 Marines at an airfield near Chunchon, Korea

    CARGO PLANE--Marines at an airfield near Chunchon, Korea, unload medical supplies and food which has just arrived in a R5D cargo plane from Japan.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-1-A157412

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07261 5th Air ForceKorean War - HF-SN-98-07261 5th Air Force

    Korean Pictorial Report (K-2)--Japanese and American Air Force personnel work around-the-clock at a 5th Air Force base in Japan loading big C-54 Skymaster aircraft which are supplying South Korea with vitally needed material and equipment. Thousands of tons of critical equipment have been flown out by the troop carrier wing which is marshaling and flying the aerial supply route to a number of marginal airstrips in free Korea. While the backbone of the airlift is being supplied by the 4-engine cargo planes, many 2-engine transports are also being manned and flown by the hardworking troop carrier organization

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 76718 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234B-A6857 Leathernecks of the First Marine Division advancing against Chinese CommunistKorean War - 127-GK-234B-A6857 Leathernecks of the First Marine Division advancing against Chinese Communist

    Leathernecks of the First Marine Division advancing against Chinese Communist forces in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234B-A6857

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-1-A132168 Royal Australian Navy aircraftKorean War - 127-GK-1-A132168 Royal Australian Navy aircraft

    BROTHERS IN ARMS--When a Royal Australian Navy aircraft was forced down at a Marine airbase in Korea, the Leatherneck mechanics turned to help the pilot get his ship back into the air. Shown here, several mechanics swarm over the machine as curious onlookers stand by.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-1-A132168

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234B-A8955 Marine sniperKorean War - 127-GK-234B-A8955 Marine sniper

    A Marine sniper and spotter of the 1st Marine Division work together in picking off the enemy in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234B-A8955

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07259 between Chodori and KansonKorean War - HF-SN-98-07259 between Chodori and Kanson

    Railroad bridge between Chodori and Kanson, Korea on the Pukchin River during bombing.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 76742 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07329 Far East Air Force's C-46Korean War - HF-SN-98-07329 Far East Air Force's C-46

    Stopped by the camera the split second before his parachute opens, this paratrooper seems to be dangling from the Far East Air Force's C-46 Commando of the 437th Troop Carrier Wing from which he has jumped. Beneath him, the parachutes of other 187th Regimental Combat Team troopers in his "stick" have already burst open. Presenting an excellent example of the air-ground team in action, FEAF's 437th Troop Carrier Wing works in the closest possible coordination with the veteran 187th. C-46 "Commando" of the 437th and other transports of the 315th Air Division (Combat Cargo) dropped paratroopers at Munsan-ni last March, and once previously in the Sunchon-Sukchon area north of Pyongyang, Korea, in October 1950. Since that time, the two organizations have worked closely on practice field maneuvers. Thirty "Commandos" participated in this training exercise.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 80922 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-1-A132143 Marines from the United States load aboard planes to be flown to the First Marine Division in KoreaKorean War - 127-GK-1-A132143 Marines from the United States load aboard planes to be flown to the First Marine Division in Korea

    Newly arrived Marines from the United States load aboard planes to be flown to the First Marine Division in Korea.

    NARA FILE #: 127-GK-1-A132143

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07315 -B-26 Invaders made this direct napalm hit on an enemy building near Changdo-riKorean War - HF-SN-98-07315 -B-26 Invaders made this direct napalm hit on an enemy building near Changdo-ri

    Direct Hit. In North Korea--B-26 Invaders made this direct napalm hit on an enemy building near Changdo-ri in North Korea. North Korea basic industry, such as this mine complex, is being reduced to zero producing capacity due to the relentless air war being waged by the Far East Air Forces.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 79852 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-4-A132638 Ohio Leathernecks - Merry Christmas Maw!Korean War - 127-GK-4-A132638 Ohio Leathernecks - Merry Christmas Maw!

    CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNERS--A group of Ohio Leathernecks serving with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Korea are shown with their Yuletide gift to Korean and Chinese Reds, Left to right are: M/Sgt. Robert T. Hunt, 1st. Lt. David W. Bowman, M/Sgt. Thomas H. Allom, Lt. Arnold J. Hammons, Lt. Walter J. Waldo, Capt. Leland A. Gaug, Capt. William G. Diar, Jr., M/Sgt. William R. Goodall III, and Maj. George A. Hanna.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-4-A132638

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07354 187th Regimental Combat TeamKorean War - HF-SN-98-07354 187th Regimental Combat Team

    Hit the Silk--Paratroopers of the veteran 187th Regimental Combat Team jump from FEAF C-36 transports during a recent training operation carried out in Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 82298 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234F-A4726 Hagaru-riKorean War - 127-GK-234F-A4726 Hagaru-ri

    In bleak, icy wilderness of Hagaru-ri North Korea, with Chinese Communist hordes bearing down on them, the 5th Marine Regiment has Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, pumpkin pie and trimmings.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234F-A4726

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234G-A5289 Thanksgiving dinner of 1st Signal BattalionKorean War - 127-GK-234G-A5289 Thanksgiving dinner of 1st Signal Battalion

    Chow line for Thanksgiving dinner of 1st SigBn at Hamhung, Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234G-A5289

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-425648 U.S. Navy and Marine ordinance personnelKorean War - 80-G-425648 U.S. Navy and Marine ordinance personnel

    U.S. Navy and Marine ordnance personnel load Marine F4U "Corsair" fighter bombers with rockets and napalm bombs aboard the USS BADOENG STRAIT (CVE-116) off the coast of Korea.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-425648

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07292 F-51 Mustangs Flying Cheetah Squadron of the South African Air ForceKorean War - HF-SN-98-07292 F-51 Mustangs Flying Cheetah Squadron of the South African Air Force

    Four F-51 Mustangs of the famed Flying Cheetah Squadron of the South African Air Force warm up before take-off on their first combat mission in Korea 16 November 1950, as officers and airmen of the squadron gather to wish them good hunting. The Flying Cheetah Squadron is attached to the 6002nd Tactical Support Wing of the U.S. Far East Forces.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78579 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07296 Seventh Infantry DivisionKorean War - HF-SN-98-07296 Seventh Infantry Division

    Bitter cold, Bitter fight. While units of the U.S. Far East Air Force's Combat Cargo Command made an all-out effort to aid embattled units of the First Marine Division and Seventh Infantry Division, the men fighting in Korea were trying desperately to link up in their battle for survival. These Marines are shown moving on to the link-up point. Wet, stinging snow and ice made the operation the most difficult sort, as unleashed hordes of Communist troops charge again and again into the United Nations forces.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78723 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07290 General of the Army Douglas MacArthurKorean War - HF-SN-98-07290 General of the Army Douglas MacArthur

    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (left) is greeted by Major General Earle F. Partridge, commanding general of Fifth Air Force, on arrival at an advanced air base in Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78540 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07293 U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat CargoKorean War - HF-SN-98-07293 U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo

    Airlift of Mercy. This truckload of children--part of 1,000 Korean orphans, being unloaded at an airfield in Korea for air evacuation by planes of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command to South Korea. Many of them sick and clothed only in tatters against the bitter cold of the Korean winter, the children were flown out in 15 C-54s.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78615 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234F-A4909 Hagaru-ri Marines of 5th and 7th RegimentsKorean War - 127-GK-234F-A4909 Hagaru-ri Marines of 5th and 7th Regiments

    After five days and nights of slugging it out with Chinese communists to return fifteen miles to Hagaru-ri, wounded Marines of 5th and 7th Regiments find rescue at hand. So do British Royal Marines, Soldiers and Republic of Korea troops being reassembled for further withdrawal to the sea. Marine engineers had hacked out a landing strip and Air Force, Navy and Marine planes flew continual evacuation trips, taking wounded and frostbitten men to rear areas for hospitalization.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234F-A4909

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-422817 ChinnampoKorean War - 80-G-422817 Chinnampo

    A Navy PBM detonates a moored enemy mine near Chinnampo, Korea.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-422817

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-423955 USS CHEVALIERKorean War - 80-G-423955 USS CHEVALIER

    A South Korean frigate tied up alongside the USS CHEVALIER, DD-805, and an unknown U.S. destroyer, and the USS DIXIE, AD-14, off the coast of Korea. Note South Korean and U.S. flags flying side by side.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-423955

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234G-A157345 VIEW OF HUNGNAMKorean War - 127-GK-234G-A157345 VIEW OF HUNGNAM

    VIEW OF HUNGNAM--This is the coast line at Hungnam, Korea as seen from a machine gun position on hill behind the Division Command Post.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234G-A157345

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07454 8th ArmyKorean War - HF-SN-98-07454 8th Army

    Somewhere in Japan--Cpl Russell Taylor, Evansville, IN, 8th Army veteran, was the 50,000 UN serviceman to be airlifted from Korea to Japan aboard a U.S. Air Force transport to enjoy a 5-day rest leave. He received the royal welcome, key to the city, and the privilege of using Govenor Yasui's telephone for a personal call. Far East Air Forces 315th Air Division (Combat Cargo) have airlifted more than a quarter million men on rest leaves and other official flights.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 122474 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07280 Bomber Nose ArtKorean War - HF-SN-98-07280 Bomber Nose Art

    "That's It" All-right. The aristocratic looking blond has every reason to look smug, for under her inspiration and guidance, this bomb-packing Superfort totaled just 5 minutes short of 169 hours during 15 missions over Korea last month. Also shown are a few men who had a hand in the operation. Crew members (l to r) Sgt Walter T. Petrie, Cpl David C. Cooper, MSgt Donald M. McLenna and MSgt Maurice E. Gartman are watching the engineering officer, 1st Lt Donald V. Robertson of Cumberland, MD, check the official figures after the last flight of the month.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78086 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A4305 First Marine DivisionKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A4305 First Marine Division

    Marines of the First Marine Division swarm ashore in the landing vehicles in the bloodless unopposed landing at Wonsan, which was captured from the land side by fast moving Republic of Korea troops. While the invasion fleet was held up by the densest mine field in history, the First Marine Aircraft Wing flew in on Oct. 15 and continued striking the enemy.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A4305

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234B-A165198 MARINES ON SIBERIA HILLKorean War - 127-GK-234B-A165198 MARINES ON SIBERIA HILL

    MARINES ON SIBERIA HILL--A Marine sniper prepares to fire on enemy positions somewhere along the First Marine Division front in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234B-A165198

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234B-A155872 AMMO CARRIERKorean War - 127-GK-234B-A155872 AMMO CARRIER

    AMMO CARRIER--An ammunition carrier for the Seventeenth Field Artillery, supporting the First Marine Division, stops by a river near Chunchon, Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234B-A155872

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-427265 Marines in position for hitting beach at Sin Do IslandKorean War - 80-G-427265 Marines in position for hitting beach at Sin Do Island

    U.S. Navy LCVP'S loaded with ROK Marines in position for hitting beach at Sin Do Island, Korea to land the assault troop.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-427265

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07378 A U.S. Air Force BaseKorean War - HF-SN-98-07378 A U.S. Air Force Base

    A U.S. Air Force Base, Korea--This throng of UN fighting men will trade the dangers of war for well earned 5 day rest leaves in Japan, and this is the beginning of their journey to Special Services relaxation hotels and rest centers. The round trip aerial journey in this U.S. C-124 "Globemaster" permits them to spend 5 full days at Japanese recreation centers. The program was initiated in the winter of 1950, and since that time, many thousands of fighting men from UN forces have been airlifted.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 83837 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-C-6469 9th Engineer Battalion, X CorpsKorean War - 111-C-6469 9th Engineer Battalion, X Corps

    A company of the 9th Engineer Battalion, X Corps, construct a pontoon bridge over the Han River at the crossing point, seven miles south of Chunju, Korea

    NARA FILE#: 111-C-6469

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00930 South Korean ArmyKorean War - HD-SN-50-00930 South Korean Army

    Two fur-capped South Korean Army officers observing activities in Communist territory just across the 38th Parallel (line dividing North and South Korea) from a mountain outpost. This picture was made just at the outbreak of the Korean war.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 306-PS-50-15190

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00935Korean War - HD-SN-50-00935

    Airview of bombs dropped by U.S. Air Force, exploding on three parallel railroad bridges across Han River, southwest of Seoul, former capitol of Republic of Korea. Bridges were bombed early in war to delay advance of invading North Korean troops.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 50-9025-306-PS

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-342731 U.S. GROUND TROOPS ARRIVE IN KOREAKorean War - 111-SC-342731 U.S. GROUND TROOPS ARRIVE IN KOREA

    U.S. GROUND TROOPS ARRIVE IN KOREA: The first units of U.S. Army ground forces to arrive debark from trains somewhere in South Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-342731

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-343067 CARRIER PLANES BLAST NORTH KOREAN FORCESKorean War - 111-SC-343067 CARRIER PLANES BLAST NORTH KOREAN FORCES

    CARRIER PLANES BLAST NORTH KOREAN FORCES: "Panther" sets aboard a U.S. Navy Carrier line up for the take-off on a strike against military target in North Korea. A combined American and British Carrier Task Fleet made strikes against military targets in North Korea on 3 and 4 July 1950.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343067

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-343111 HQ CO service CO 34th Inf Regt 24th Inf Div KoreaKorean War - 111-SC-343111 HQ CO service CO 34th Inf Regt 24th Inf Div Korea

    WAR IN KOREA: Trucks and equipment arrive at HQ CO service CO 34th Inf Regt 24th Inf Div Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343111

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-342954 Lieutenant General Walton H. WalkerKorean War - 111-SC-342954 Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker

    KOREA: Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker, CG, 8th U.S. Army (left) confers with Major General William F. Dean, CG, Ground Forces in Korea, upon General Walker's arrival at an advanced airfield.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-342954

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-98-07574 United States Air Force B-26 Douglas InvaderKorean War - HD-SN-98-07574 United States Air Force B-26 Douglas Invader

    The photograph shows United States Air Force B-26 Douglas Invader light bombers on a recent routine training flight over Japan. Aircraft such as these are being used against the Communist aggressors in Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 306-PS-50-8237

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 111-SC-343246 25th Inf Div Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 111-SC-343246 25th Inf Div

    AID TO KOREA: Equipment of the BN of the 25th Inf Div is loaded on LST at Sasebo, Japan prior to departure for Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343246

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 80-G-416563 First Marine Division embark for Korea Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 80-G-416563 First Marine Division embark for Korea

    FMF Pac. First Marine Division embark for Korea aboard USS HENRICO (APA-45), San Diego, Calif. An LCPR is taken aboard.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-416563

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-343382 Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker and Brig. Gen. John H. ChurchKorean War - 111-SC-343382 Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker and Brig. Gen. John H. Church

    JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF IN KOREA: Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker and Brig. Gen. John H. Church greet General J. Lawton Collins, Chief of Staff, USA, upon arrival in South Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343382

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-343656 1st CAV Div land at P'ohang-DongKorean War - 111-SC-343656 1st CAV Div land at P'ohang-Dong

    WAR IN KOREA: Troops of the 1st CAV Div land at P'ohang-Dong, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343656

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-343967 25th Infantry DivisionKorean War - 111-SC-343967 25th Infantry Division

    KOREA: Men of the 25th Infantry Division move up to the firing line in Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-343967

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-361897 Co. A, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry DivisionKorean War - 111-SC-361897 Co. A, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division

    TROOPS TO KOREA: MSgt. Michall C. Fastner, a member of the Co. A, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, receives his cabin assignments before boarding the USNS GENERAL DANIEL I. SULTAN, as troops leave for the fighting front in Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-361897

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-344279 enemy sniper fireKorean War - 111-SC-344279 enemy sniper fire

    KOREAN CONFLICT: American soldiers return enemy sniper fire in street fighting somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-344279

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-344501 P'ohang-DongKorean War - 111-SC-344501 P'ohang-Dong

    WAR IN KOREA: Men of the 1st DAV Div debark from ship to waiting LSU at P'ohang-Dong, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-344501

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03063 TaeguKorean War - HD-SN-99-03063 Taegu

    Railroad cars loaded with barbed wire at Taegu RTO (Railway Transportation Office), Korea. July 24, 1950. Sgt. Riley. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-344307

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1404

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03109 Wounded American soldiersKorean War - HD-SN-99-03109 Wounded American soldiers

    Wounded American soldiers are given medical treatment at a first aid station, somewhere in Korea. July 25, 1950. Pfc. Tom Nebbia. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-344399

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1450

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-344419 1st CAV DivKorean War - 111-SC-344419 1st CAV Div

    WAR IN KOREA: An American jeep with ammunition for a unit of the 1st CAV Div breaks through sniper fire as Army Engineers lay down a barrage of small arms fire to join the snipers down.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-344419

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00931 105-millimeter howitzerKorean War - HD-SN-50-00931 105-millimeter howitzer

    A United States Army artillery crew fires a 105-millimeter howitzer against North Korean Communist positions during a battle in the Republic of Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 306-PS-50-10611

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03113 27th RegimentKorean War - HD-SN-99-03113 27th Regiment

    Pfc. Orvin L. Morris, 27th Regiment, takes a much deserved rest during his evacuation to Pusan, Korea, on a hospital train. He was wounded by enemy mortar fire on front lines. July 29, 1950. Sgt. Dunlap. (Army)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-345322

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1454

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03134 Dr. Syngman Rhee speak to the United Nations Council in TaeguKorean War - HD-SN-99-03134 Dr. Syngman Rhee speak to the United Nations Council in Taegu

    United Nations flag waves over crowd waiting to hear Dr. Syngman Rhee speak to the United Nations Council in Taegu, Korea. July 30, 1950. Sgt. Girard. (ARmy)

    NARA FILE # 111-SC-344511

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1475

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HF-SN-98-07260 Syngman Rhee Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HF-SN-98-07260 Syngman Rhee

    Air Force Flier Thanked by Korean President. Air Force Major Dean Hess, commanding officer of fighter squadron which operates from an advance Fifth Air Force Base in Korea, receives the thanks of Korean President Syngman Rhee for the work that Major Hess and the men of his squadron have done in slowing down the North Korean advance. Major Hess is from Marietta, OH

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 76813 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A1506 Leatherneck battalionKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A1506 Leatherneck battalion

    Leatherneck battalion musters to move up to the next fight, somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A1506

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07291 27th Infantry RegimentKorean War - HF-SN-98-07291 27th Infantry Regiment

    With the 27th Infantry Regiment in Korea. The technique of close tactical air support continues to improve each day. Showing the close coordination between Air Force and ground troops is a village near the front line area occupied by the 27th Infantry Regiment burned out with napalm dropped by striking F-51s and F-80s.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78544 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03067 Co. B, 71st SigKorean War - HD-SN-99-03067 Co. B, 71st Sig

    Three BD-110A switchboards on left and one BD-96 on extreme right being operated by Pfc. James Grahn of Co. B, 71st Sig. Svc. Bn., Pusan, Korea. August 1, 1950. Cpl. Crowe. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-344946

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1408

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07269 KumchonKorean War - HF-SN-98-07269 Kumchon

    Run Off--Kumchon, Korea in the distance.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77541 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07271 KumchonKorean War - HF-SN-98-07271 Kumchon

    Damaged railroad bridge west of Kumchon, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77548 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-344998 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Provisions Marine DivisionKorean War - 111-SC-344998 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Provisions Marine Division

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: Equipment of the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Provisions Marine Division, is loaded on flatcars ready to move to the enemy lines.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-344998

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07270 F-51Korean War - HF-SN-98-07270 F-51

    Enemy fuel truck hit by North American F-51 on highway east of Kumchon, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77542 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-345275 U.S. Navy carrierKorean War - 111-SC-345275 U.S. Navy carrier

    WAR IN KOREA: Crew members are shown towing a Navy Panther jet into position aboard a U.S. Navy carrier operating somewhere off the coast of Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-345275

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-345279 U.S. Navy Corsair fightersKorean War - 111-SC-345279 U.S. Navy Corsair fighters

    KOREAN CONFLICT: U.S. Navy Corsair fighters prepare to take off from the deck of the USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47) of Navy Task Force 77, operating off the southwest coast of Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-345279

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07264 Naktong River U.S. Air Force Boeing B-29Korean War - HF-SN-98-07264 Naktong River U.S. Air Force Boeing B-29

    This post-strike photo of the Korea battle area west of the Naktong River near Waegwan shows where U.S. Air Force Boeing B-29s made a mass strike on 16 August 1950, at the request of Army Forces in Korea. This photo shows the density of the bombing pattern with caters from the 500-pound bombs evident throughout the whole photo. The 99 planes bombed an area approximately 3 and 1/2 miles by 7 and 1/2 miles, unloading more than 3,400 500-pound bombs.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77297 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03041Korean War - HD-SN-99-03041

    U.S. troops are pictured on pier after debarking from ship, somewhere in Korea. August 6, 1950. Sgt. Dunlap. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-345283

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1382

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-420687 F9F-2Korean War - 80-G-420687 F9F-2

    F9F-2 floating on water after crash over bow of USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47) near Korea. Cdr. R. Weymouth CO VF-112, stands on nose of plane awaiting rescue.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-420687

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-108-A1419 Brigadier General E. A. CraigKorean War - 127-GK-108-A1419 Brigadier General E. A. Craig

    RIFLE SQUAD STORY: Brigadier General E. A. Craig, commanding Marines in Korea, congratulates (L to R) Private First Class Mateo, Corporal Baker, Private First Class Kennedy, Private First Class Kelly, for their heroism in action.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-108-A1419

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A1503 Marines in Korea fight or trainKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A1503 Marines in Korea fight or train

    Marines in Korea fight or train. Here, in a rest area, Leathernecks who have come in from one front are drilled further in tank infantry tactics before they move up to another fight. It's part of the constant Marine Corps training teamwork, of all component parts, whether ground or air.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A1503

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A1501Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A1501

    Mobile laundry units in the field help Marines remove the dirt and grime of the battlefield, somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A1501

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A1502 Mobile laundry unitKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A1502 Mobile laundry unit

    Mobile laundry units in the field help Marines remove the dirt and grime of the battlefield, somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A1502

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234B-A1504 MarinesKorean War - 127-GK-234B-A1504 Marines

    Private First Class Sterling G. Patterson, of Eagle Rock, Cal., has a real security job. He is shown standing guard on beer rations for Marines in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234B-A1504

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-347165Korean War - 111-SC-347165

    BLOOD SHIPMENT TO KOREA: One of the 1st shipments of whole blood from A.R.C. blood centers in the U.S. to be stored in Yokhoma, NE depot for shipment to Korea as needed.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-347165

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-347574 4.2 mortar crew of the 5th Rct, 25th Inf DivKorean War - 111-SC-347574 4.2 mortar crew of the 5th Rct, 25th Inf Div

    WAR IN KOREA: A 4.2 mortar crew of the 5th Rct, 25th Inf Div, returns enemy fire in the Masan area. Clockwise: Cpl Orville Waldeman (St Clair Shores, MI) Pfc Carl Cannon (Kinsman, OH) Pfc Reginal Palmer (Roxbury, MA) and Lt James B. Moore Jr (Miami, FL) kneeling: Pfc Oakley Vanalstyn (Buffalo, NY) (Deleted caption).

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-347574

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A2000Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A2000

    Marines fly a light observation plane behind enemy lines somewhere in Korea. They check bombed bridges, wrecked equipment and villages burned where the enemy was hiding. Such low-flying leaves the observers easy targets.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A2000

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00925 U.S. InfantrymanKorean War - HD-SN-50-00925 U.S. Infantryman

    A soldier of the Army of the Republic of Korea wounded in action against the North Korean Communists, is carried to a first aid station by a U.S. infantryman for treatment.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 50-11880-306-PS

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07265 U.S. Air Force F-80 Jet FighterKorean War - HF-SN-98-07265 U.S. Air Force F-80 Jet Fighter

    Aerial Rocket Loaded on U.S. Air Force F-80 Jet Fighter--As this U.S. Air Force F-80 jet fighter is readied for its next mission in support of the United Nations troops fighting in Korea, two aircraft armors mount an aerial rocket under its wing. Putting the rocket's war-head in place is Sgt Bronson Morton, 34, of Pine Hill NY, while Cpl. Mark Hladek, 18, Manchester, IA, secures the rocket to the wing mount.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77463 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A2296 Easy Company MarinesKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A2296 Easy Company Marines

    Easy Company Marines are pulled back to regroup and get some sleep after a rough two days of slugging the enemy in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A2296

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-347755 7th Inf RegtKorean War - 111-SC-347755 7th Inf Regt

    WAR IN KOREA: Men of the 27th Inf Regt set up a CP under a bridge near the city of Human, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-347755

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-347903 71st sig SV BNKorean War - 111-SC-347903 71st sig SV BN

    Members of "Charlie Team", part of the first graduating class of the field radio class, 71st sig SV BN, pictured just prior to their departure for Korea. (Front row, L-R) Sgt Edmust Luczynski (No Adams, MS) Pfc Charles H. McCutcheon (Little Rock, AR), Sgt Francis Hamilton (Farmville, VA), Capt Robert K. Slaven (Bluehill, ME), Pvt Fred D. Winters (Roberts, MT), Pfc Patrick Tyler (Seattle, WA), Spc James Petrie (Brockton, MA), (Back row L-R) Pfc Thomas A. Schmader (Clarion, PA), Cpl Samuel Potratz (Oskosh, WI), Cpl Antonio Guerra (Silver City, NM), Cpl Claude Gill (Columbus, OH).

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-347903

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00939 TaejonKorean War - HD-SN-50-00939 Taejon

    Retreat from Taejon: But the handful of U.S. troops could not turn the tide. Outnumbered 20 to 1, American and Republic of Korea forces withdrew temporarily from Taejon, from Kwangju, from Chinju.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 306-FS-237-30

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-349898 PohangKorean War - 111-SC-349898 Pohang

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: ROK diversionary landing Sept 15 north of Pohang results in disaster but subsequent rescue to 780 ROK commandos after LST runs aground in typhoon weather. Four of seven pix. Each time the Naval gun fire ceased the North Koreans stole back and sniped at the ROKS who were rapidly running out of ammunition. The ROKS sought cover on their broached LST. See GHQ release for story.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-349898

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-350451 1st ROK Div fire 90MM AAKorean War - 111-SC-350451 1st ROK Div fire 90MM AA

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: Div Arty attached to the 1st ROK Div fire 90MM AA against the North Korean forces north of Taegu.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-350451

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00937 Harbor at InchonKorean War - HD-SN-50-00937 Harbor at Inchon

    Harbor at Inchon: The time is September 15, 1950. The place Inchon, in the Republic of Korea. The largest amphibious landing since the end of World War II is underway.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 306-FS-237-2

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03065 Invasion of IchonKorean War - HD-SN-99-03065 Invasion of Ichon

    Invasion of Inchon, Korea. Four LST's unload men and equipment on beach. Three of the LST's shown are LST-611, LST-745, and LST-715. September 15, 1950. C.K. Rose. (Navy)

    NARA FILE #: 080-G-420027

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1406

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07273 Douglas B-26Korean War - HF-SN-98-07273 Douglas B-26

    Douglas B-26 of the 3rd Bomb Group makes an attack run on the Marshaling Yard at Iri, near the strategic port of Kunsan, on Korea's west coast. The bombs are fitted with parachutes to float them into the targets. Otherwise, since the plane's speed is 350 mph, the bombs would hit the ground and then skip off across the country. Bombs are fitted with four to five-second fuses, which give the bombers time to get out of the blast area.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77671 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-349036 Kimpo Air FieldKorean War - 111-SC-349036 Kimpo Air Field

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: Correspondents and photographers look at Yak fighter in a destroyed hangar at Kimpo Air Field, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-349036

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03042 31st Inf. Regt. land at InchonKorean War - HD-SN-99-03042 31st Inf. Regt. land at Inchon

    Troops of the 31st Inf. Regt. land at Inchon Harbor, Korea, aboard LST's. September 18, 1950. Hunkins. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-363216

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1383

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-50-00926 General of the Army Douglas MacArthurKorean War - HD-SN-50-00926 General of the Army Douglas MacArthur

    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Commanding General for the unified U.N. forces Aiding the Republic of Korea to repel the North Korean Communists, and a staff officer (right) inspecting a Communist tank, destroyed during the recent U.N. landings at Inchon.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 50-11886-306-PS

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-351386 Seoul Ground CombatKorean War - 111-SC-351386 Seoul Ground Combat

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: United Nations troops fighting on the outskirts of Seoul, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-351386

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-349123 24th Infantry Division Naktong RiverKorean War - 111-SC-349123 24th Infantry Division Naktong River

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: TROOP MOVEMENT. 24th Inf Div troops cross the Naktong River over a pontoon bridge.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-349123

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-355216 Co. A, 32nd RCT, 7th DivisionKorean War - 111-SC-355216 Co. A, 32nd RCT, 7th Division

    KOREAN CONFLICT: Company Commander of Co. A, 32nd RCT, 7th Division, consults a map and uses his radio during fighting in the streets of Seoul, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-355216

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03084 Leatherneck machine gun crewKorean War - HD-SN-99-03084 Leatherneck machine gun crew

    Leatherneck machine gun crew dug in for the night in Korea. Ca. 1950. (Marine Corps)

    Exact Date Shot Unknown

    NARA FILE #: 127-N-A2888

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1425

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07276 Napalm Bomb VictimsKorean War - HF-SN-98-07276 Napalm Bomb Victims

    Napalm Bomb Victims. Mute testimony of accuracy of close support missions flown by Fifth Air Force fighters are these Red Korean tanks, blasted out of the path of advancing 24th Infantry Division units near Waegwan, Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77799 AC

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 127-GK-108-A3392 President Syngam Rhee Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - 127-GK-108-A3392 President Syngam Rhee

    President Syngam Rhee has a personal word of gratitude for Commander in Chief of United Nations Force in Korea, Douglas MacArthur, before accepting the return of the battered capital of Seoul.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-108-A3392

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-350355 38th ParallelKorean War - 111-SC-350355 38th Parallel

    KOREAN CONFLICT: First UN troops to cross the 38th Parallel hold a sign posting ceremony to let all know that the 3rd ROK Div made the historic crossing, in Korea. Members of the 3rd Div and the US Military Advisory Group to ROK were present. L to R: Capt J. W. Morley, Indianapolis, IN; Lt Col R. S. Emmerich, New Ulm, MN; Lt Col See Jung Chul, Executive Officer; Cpl Robert Miller, Seminok, OK, with rifle in hand; Col Kim Jong Sun, Regiment Commander; Maj F. W. Keating, Tacoma, WA; and Capt W. R. Williams, Jr, Texarkana, TX.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-350355

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-349990 25th Div. move into ChinjuKorean War - 111-SC-349990 25th Div. move into Chinju

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: Troop movement. Men of the 25th Div. move into Chinju.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-349990

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07275 President Syngam RheeKorean War - HF-SN-98-07275 President Syngam Rhee

    Korean President Visits His Air Force. President Syngman Rhee is brought up to date on activities of the ROK Air Force by his Air Chief of Staff and American advisors while visiting a fighter strip in Korea. Shown left to right are: Capt H.H. Wilson of Lanark IL assistant air advisor; Brig Gen Kim Chung Yul, ROK Air Force Chief of Staff; Col Chong Duk Ching, ROK wing commander; President Rhee; Madame Rhee; Dr Harold Noble, U.S. Embassy secretary and Maj Dean E. Hess, U.S. Air Advisor. They had just witnessed an air demonstration by ROK pilots.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77784 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-344953Korean War - 111-SC-344953

    WAR IN KOREA: Ninth Reg. combat team, 2nd Div. arrive on the USNS GENERAL D.I. SULTAN at Pusan, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-344953

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HD-SN-50-00929 Australian ground force Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HD-SN-50-00929 Australian ground force

    Members of an Australian ground force unit, operating with United Nations forces in Korea, are shown eating their rations during a lull in a battle with the Communists.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM #: 50-14687-306-PS

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-351391 Seoul Ground CombatKorean War - 111-SC-351391 Seoul Ground Combat

    KOREAN CONFLICT: A soldier of the United Nations troops fires from behind a barricade at Communist-led North Korean forces in the streets of Seoul, the capital of Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-351391

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    KOREAN CONFLICT: Men of the 1st Cavalry Division fighting in a train yard in Pyongyang, Korea

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-351283

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-351493 Airborne troops board plane for their drop behind enemy linesKorean War - 111-SC-351493 Airborne troops board plane for their drop behind enemy lines

    CONFLICT IN KOREA: Airborne troops board plane for their drop behind enemy lines north of Pyonyang, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-351493

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-354186 17th Regiment, 7th DivisionKorean War - 111-SC-354186 17th Regiment, 7th Division

    KOREA: Men of the 17th Regiment, 7th Division, assemble on the beach at Iwon, Korea, while their vehicles and equipment are unloaded from an LST.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-354186

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-233I-A157650 1st Marine Tank battalionKorean War - 127-GK-233I-A157650 1st Marine Tank battalion

    MARINES LAMBASTE ENEMY AT NIGHT--Tanks of the 1st Marine Tank battalion bark death and devastation into the briefly day-lighted Korean night, as Marine tankmen fire a night mission at enemy supply installation somewhere in Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-233I-A157650

  • Photo:  Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HF-SN-98-07281 Chosen Oil Refinery at Wonsan Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Korean War - HF-SN-98-07281 Chosen Oil Refinery at Wonsan

    Air War in Korea. Ability of the North Korean military to keep its tanks and trucks operating in front lines was sharply cut when the Chosen Oil Refinery at Wonsan was bombed out of operation in four attacks in July and August by B-29 Superforts of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Bomber Command. The refinery provided almost all the finished petroleum products for Red mobile units.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78122 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07285 - North Korean PrisonersKorean War - HF-SN-98-07285 - North Korean Prisoners

    No Need to Speak -- Clasped hands moved at an angle mean "air force" in any language, as these captured North Korean prisoners demonstrate to an interrogator, Capt Julean Marcinkowski of Anna, IL. The prisoners explained they deserted communist forces after only 10 days service because of the stories they heard of the power of U.S. Far East Air Forces. The two prisoners in the foreground are Lee Guk Ho of Hackpo, a soldier with the Second Division of the Communist Army and Ho Uk Chin of Heiyon, North Korea, also a member of the Second Division. The pair told UN interrogators they had been issued no weapons, given no uniforms and at no time received more than one meal a day.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78413 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07340 Old Glory Flies AgainKorean War - HF-SN-98-07340 Old Glory Flies Again

    Old Glory Flies Again. Airmen of the 35th Fighter Group proudly re-raise the same flag they struck in August, when they were forced to retreat from this embattled airfield in Korea. Prior to withdrawing in August, these same airmen had dug in around the perimeter of the field and defended it against North Korean Communists, who were threatening it and had its approaches under rifle and mortar fire. From left to right in the picture are Colonel Frederick Gray, formerly of Des Moines, IA, commander of the 6150th Tactical Support Wing; Lt Col Jack D. Dale Jr., of Cleveland, OH, commander of the 35th Fighter Group; SSgt Clarence H. Hendrix, 132 West J. Street, Casper, WY; MSgt Francis P. Looney, 742 South 51st Street, Philadelphia, PA; Sgt Rudolph B. Taddei, 168 East 6th Street, Wyoming, PA; and Sgt Norman Desdier, 54 Hambre Circle, Walnut Creek, CA.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 81437 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07286 Chosen Nitrogen Fertilizer Factory at KonanKorean War - HF-SN-98-07286 Chosen Nitrogen Fertilizer Factory at Konan

    This machinery shop, part of the ore refinery at the Chosen Nitrogen Fertilizer Factory at Konan, Korea, went out of business after the refinery was hit with 382 tons of bombs dropped by 24 Superforts of the U.S. Far East Air Force's Bomber Command August 24, 1950. The refinery and fertilizer factory formed a part of the Konan Industrial-Chemical Complex, largest in Korea.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78442 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07266 Wings of DestructionKorean War - HF-SN-98-07266 Wings of Destruction

    Wings of Destruction. When members of the United Nations Forces moved north over the 38th Parallel into the well-known industrial cities, they found gutted buildings and mounds of twisted steel, that were formerly vital to Communistic Korea's military forces. Targets such as the large marshaling yards of Pyongyang, the oil refinery at Wonsan, and the key Kan-ni-Arsenal near Pyongyang, are evidence of the efforts put forth by the U.S. Air Force B-29s flying the long air miles from bases in Japan and Okinawa. Upon request from the United Nations, bombardiers of the huge bombers, paid close attention to pin-pointing military targets, and left surrounding civilian homes and business sections almost untouched. B-29s of the U.S. Air Force drop their 500-pound bombs on a strategic target in North Korea. These planes have devastated enemy North Korea supply lines, industrial areas, and troop concentrations with their precision bombing.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77472 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07278 C-119 Cargo airplanesKorean War - HF-SN-98-07278 C-119 Cargo airplanes

    Air War in Korea. Combat paratroopers pile out of C-119 Cargo airplanes of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command, over the Sunchon area north of Pyongyang. More than 4,000 Army airborne troops, plus equipment and supplies, were airlifted by FEAF Combat Cargo Command during operation.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 77990 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07427 Russian Prime Minister, Marshal Joseph StalinKorean War - HF-SN-98-07427 Russian Prime Minister, Marshal Joseph Stalin

    Pictures of Russian Prime Minister, Marshal Joseph Stalin uncovered at the Rising Sun Oil Co, Wonsan, Korea. In the background are targets used to train employees to shoot.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 87279 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-467402 transport into LSU at IwonKorean War - 80-G-467402 transport into LSU at Iwon

    Troops going down cargo net from troop transport into LSU at Iwon, Korea.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-467402

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234H-A5144 HungnamKorean War - 127-GK-234H-A5144 Hungnam

    Looking south at coast line from machine-gun position on hill behind Division CP at Hungnam, Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234H-A5144

  • Photo: Korean War - 80-G-422110 USS LEYTE (CV-32)Korean War - 80-G-422110 USS LEYTE (CV-32)

    Pilots help enlisted men belt 50 caliber ammunition aboard the USS LEYTE (CV-32) for strike on Korea.

    NARA FILE #: 80-G-422110

  • Photo: Korean War - HF-SN-98-07279 Bob HopeKorean War - HF-SN-98-07279 Bob Hope

    Hope in Korea. Bob Hope was caught by the cameraman just as he was climbing out of the T-33 jet plane, which flew him from Taegu to Kimpo airfield in Korea, on his current entertainment tour. By the smile on the pilot's face, Hope has evidently made some witty remark about the ride.

    AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78075 AC

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234H-A5273 - 1st Marine Division with ROK MPs - HungnamKorean War - 127-GK-234H-A5273 - 1st Marine Division with ROK MPs - Hungnam

    MP's of 1stMarDiv with ROK MP's in Hungnam, Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234H-A5273

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234A-A4591 5th Marine RegimentKorean War - 127-GK-234A-A4591 5th Marine Regiment

    Four Marines advance to be decorated. L to R.: Sgt. Richard L. Martson, Idaho, the Bronze Star; TSgt. Howard W. Solhelm, Route 1, Fess Enden, North Dakota, the Silver Star; Sgt. Melvin V. Eggersgluss, Minnesota, the Bronze Star. Gallantry was at Inchon: awards caught up with them at Hamhung in northeast Korea. They're men of 5th Marine Regiment.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234A-A4591

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234J-A4634 Koto-riKorean War - 127-GK-234J-A4634 Koto-ri

    Leatherneck engineers build a "bridge" across icy waters of ford at Koto-ri, Korea.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234J-A4634

  • Photo: Korean War - HD-SN-99-03146 Seoul - Homeless boy and girlKorean War - HD-SN-99-03146 Seoul - Homeless boy and girl

    Homeless, this brother and sister search empty cans for morsels of food, and try to keep warm beside a small fire in the Seoul, Korea, railroad yards. November 17, 1950. Pfc. Fulton. (Army)

    NARA FILE #: 111-SC-353947

    WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1487

  • Photo: Korean War - 111-SC-363300 Yalu RiverKorean War - 111-SC-363300 Yalu River

    KOREA: Two soldiers gaze across the Yalu River to the mountains of Manchuria. A temple and bridge set on fire by the Air Force, still burn in the valley below. They are just outside the city of Hyesanjin, Korea.

    NARA FILE#: 111-SC-363300

  • Photo: Korean War - 127-GK-234F-A4737 Hagaru-riKorean War - 127-GK-234F-A4737 Hagaru-ri

    In bleak, icy wilderness of Hagaru-ri, North Korea, with Chinese communist hordes bearing down on them, the 5th Marine Regiment has Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, pumpkin pie and trimmings.

    NARA FILE# : 127-GK-234F-A4737

Frank Abasciano

Frank Abasciano joined the military in 1947 before the war in Korea broke out. While he had intended on playing football in college, he quickly discovered that he was not welcome in the South and decided to pursue the military. While in Korea, he found himself in some of the most notorious battles of the Korean War, including the landing at Incheon and the Chosin Reservoir. Frank Abasciano describes the landing at Incheon and what he remembers when they first landed. He served alongside a World War II veteran who shared that their situation in the Chosin Reservoir was worse than his time at the Battle of the Bulge. He explains how cold it was in Korea and how he still suffers from the effects of frostbite.

 

  • Clip: Landing at Incheon

    Veteran Frank Abasciano describes landing at Incheon. He explains that there was a lot of small arms fire when he was there. He remembers how they dropped the LSTs and the landing was not ideal.

    1950 Inchon Landing, 9/15-9/19 Incheon Front lines
  • Clip: The Chosin Reservoir

    Veteran Frank Abasciano describes how it felt to be in the Chosin Reservoir alongside a WWII Battle of the Bulge veteran. He remembers being trapped there for several nights and that the WWII veteran said that their situation in Korea was worse. Frank Abasciano explains how they "didn't even have a chance to be afraid."

    1950 Battle of Chosin Reservoir, 11/27-12/13 Chinese Front lines
  • Clip: Escaping the Chosin Reservoir with Frostbite

    Frank Abasciano was a radioman and had communication between the companies. He describes how cold the Chosin Reservoir felt and his frostbite. He explains that they only had a pair of combat boots. He still suffers the effects of the frostbite today.

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Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Henry Ackerman was born in Chittenango, NY and had just been laid off by Carrier Corporation when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps.  During his service period from August 1949 through November 1952, he landed in Pusan and was stationed at various locations with the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, 1st Marine Division.  He was an Military Occupational Specialty was a 2511 Field Telephone Communications Wireman, and played a role in the UN Defensive, UN Offensive, Hungnam-Chosin Campaign, and United Nations Counter-offensive.  For his commitments, he received a Combat Action Ribbon, 3 Korean Presidential Citations, Good Conduct Korean Medal with 4 stars, UN Medal, ROK 50th Anniversary Medal, NYS Conspicuous Service Cross, and a National Reserve Medal among others.  Among the friends he remembers are Charles Budzinki and George Allen because he spent so much time flighting alongside these strong men.  His most memorable experience from the war was the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, which had the greatest impact on him of all his experiences in the war.

  • Clip: Home for Christmas?

    Bruce Ackerman feared being surrounded by the Chinese in the Chosin Reservoir and had to endure the cold Korean winters, frost bite, and a near explosion close to his bunker. He thought that the soldiers would be home for Christmas in 1950, but sadly, he was wrong. Bruce Ackerman remembered the evacuation of 100,000 refugees during the winter of 1950 and that included North Korean civilians who were left homeless due to the invasion of the Chinese to support North Korean troops.

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  • Clip: The Latent Effects of Korean War: PTSD

    Bruce Ackerman experienced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) due to the Korean War. He found connections between the modern War on Terror and the soldiers who fought in the Korean War because they both are lacking resources to help with their transition back to civilian life. There are psychological and social effects of war on veterans due to their exposure to death, extreme weather, and constant surprise enemy attacks.

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  • Clip: The Korean War Homecoming and the Lack of American Pride

    As Bruce Ackerman and the Korean War veterans returned home from the war, many US citizens lacked an understanding and scope of the Korean War. Many US civilians stated that the Korean War was nothing more than a police action. Bruce Ackerman recalled the success of the US Marine Corps during the Pusan Perimeter as they defeated the North Koreans and the Chinese. With the help from strong leadership and effective equipment, North Koreans and Chinese were beaten and this was monumental to Bruce Ackerman.

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  • Clip: North Korean Infiltration

    The North Koreans infiltrated the Marine Corps by scouting out artillery positions. Bruce Ackerman noted that the artillery was a very important tool used during the Korean War. There was more artillery fired in the Korean War than in WWII.

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Grace Ackerman

Grace Ackerman, the wife of Korean War veteran Bruce H. Ackerman, met her husband in Washington D.C. after he returned from the war in 1952.  She worked in the accounting department at the Capitol in Washington DC.  Grace Ackerman graciously spent many years volunteering her time in a veterans hospital in New York State.  She and 17 others adopted a floor of the hospital and spent time talking with the veterans, bringing them gifts, setting up bingo games, and serving as a source of support for them.  While working with younger veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, Grace Ackerman continued her veteran outreach.  She visited Korea in 2006 with her church group and was in awe with the beauty of the churches in Korea, and of the rich culture of Korea.

  • Clip: Speaking About War: A Healing Process

    Grace Ackerman feels that the Korean War Legacy Foundation is important because it allows the veterans to speak about their experiences during the Korean War. Students and future generations will also be able to gain knowledge from the interviews. Experiences such as the cold weather, being away from family, and personal experiences endured during the Korean War.

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  • Clip: PTSD: Iraq and Afghan War Veterans

    Grace Ackerman goes to the veterans' hospital in Syracuse, New York with the Auxillery group to help in the healing process. Her group is not officially there to help veterans from the Iraq and Afghan War overcome their Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD), but they are there to listen when the veterans need it. Older war veterans have had time to heal and process their experiences, whereas the young veterans are still finding their way. Grace Ackerman believes that veterans' hospitals should be doing more to address PTSD in our young veterans.

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  • Clip: Releasing Memories About the Korean War: Terrifying

    Grace Ackerman was glad that she was able to be there for her husband, Bruce Ackerman, when he started to talk about his experiences during the Korean War, but it was terrifying to know the conditions that the veterans had to endure. Bruce Ackerman didn't start speaking about it until he was retired and able to have more time to ponder his time in Korea. Grace Ackerman recalled how most of the US didn't know about Korea when the war began in 1950 until the media started to cover the Korean War.

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  • Clip: Returning to Korea and Supporting the US Veterans

    Grace Ackerman was told by her husband, Bruce Ackerman, about the poor conditions in Korea during the war with mud paths, dirt roads, and huts. While visiting Korea during a church trip, she was able to see their new beautiful churches and the teenagers who were so courteous. As part of the Auxiliary, Grace Ackerman helps the veteran community by adopting a floor at the local veterans' hospital to make food, send gifts, and play bingo.

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Allen Affolter

Allen Affolter was sent to Korea in the Spring of 1953 after serving in the Marine Corps Reserves for four years. He details his assignment as a Regimental Accountable Officer and recounts an unusual trade of equipment between the US and Commonwealth soldiers. He recounts the evening before the ceasefire in 1953, detailing that leaflets were dropped by Bed Check Charlie and comments on the message they contained. He speaks highly of the people he served with and describes in great detail his opportunity to return to Korea with a Korean War Veterans Revisit Program. He is proud of his service and of the progress South Korea has made since the war, and he offers a final message to younger generations.

  • Clip: Entering the Marine Corps

    Allen Affolter describes how he earned enough money to attend college before joining the Marine Corps Reserves in 1947 while earning his degree in Education. He shares that the Marine Corps offered the program as a means of avoiding the draft, and he recounts spending several weeks training during the summer months of 1948 and 1949. He recalls finishing his degree in 1951, eventually entering the Marine Corps, and being sent to Korea towards the end of the war despite being deaf in one ear.

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  • Clip: Ceasefire Memories

    Allen Affolter describes an event leading up to the ceasefire in 1953. He shares that Bed Check Charlie dropped leaflets the night before the ceasefire at Panmunjom stating that the North Koreans always knew where the US positions were and that they could have annihilated them at any time. He recalls that he and other soldiers were instructed to turn in all of the leaflets. He recounts that the leaflets had little impact and that he and others were glad when the ceasefire was announced.

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  • Clip: Sharing Equipment and Exchanging Tea for Coffee

    Allen Affolter details his assignment as a Regimental Accountable Officer. He describes having to know what equipment every battalion had as well as the provisions needed for resupplying them. He states that equipment was often shared amongst the units and comments on an unusual exchange of tea for coffee among the US and Commonwealth soldiers.

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  • Clip: Korea's Meaning

    Allen Affolter describes South Korea as an amazing country. He recounts the progress made since the war after returning to Korea with a Korean War Veterans Revisit Program and comments on its differences compared to North Korea. He shares that he was greeted warmly by the citizens of South Korea and left the trip proud of the contributions he and his colleagues had made to the success of their nation.

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  • Clip: Message to Younger Generations

    Allen Affolter offers a message to younger generations. He states that they should appreciate what they have and should take full advantage of the opportunities available to them. He shares that sacrifices must be made in order to obtain something and that they should limit their distractions in order to obtain what they want. He adds that they should practice being respectful of their elders, doing what they are told, and being punctual.

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Raul Aguilar

Raul Aguilar knew that he would eventually be drafted into the Korean War and in 1951, he was drafted into the United States Army. He draws upon a rich collection of memories to describe his experiences in Korea. He describes his first impression of the war being that he needed to act like a robot, not an emotional human being. He explains using the latrines in Korea, including one time when explosions began going off around him. He describes bathing in the streams of Korea and having to run back uphill naked to avoid shrapnel. In addition, he explains that many soldiers were forced to go to the bathroom on themselves due to the length of trips within Korea.

  • Clip: Walking Like a Duck

    Raul Aguilar describes his first impressions of arriving in Korea and how arriving as a replacement, he was completely unaware of where he was or how to go about things. He describes one night when he arrived in December when he went to visit the latrine. He remembers there was snow and ice on the building and having to wipe the ice off of the boards so he could sit down. He describes wearing a lot of clothing and having to take everything off when suddenly explosions began around him. He explains grabbing his gun, not having time to pull up his pants and finding his way back to his troops only to discover there was a friendly reason for the explosions.

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  • Clip: It Just Happened You Know

    Raul Aguilar describes getting ready to relieve the Marines when he received a Dear John letter from his girlfriend. He explains that immediately after reading the letter from his girlfriend, he was sent off into the dark with his troop. He describes how cold the weather was and that due to the lack of stops, several soldiers evacuated their bowels onto themselves.

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  • Clip: Going Naked Up the Hill

    Raul Aguilar describes bathing in a stream in Korea with a fellow soldier. Once shrapnel began hitting the water around them, they ran up the hill back to their troop. He explains what it was like to run naked up a hill in Korea.

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  • Clip: Promotion to Sergeant

    Raul Aguilar describes road-blocking, checking all the vehicles for everything including where they were going in order to curb black market sales of war materials. He describes everything going smoothly until one jeep with a driver and a Major came upon the road block. He asked for the Major's weapon, his ammo and his dog tags to make sure they were his, angering the Major. The next day he was called to report to the CO who told him that the Major wanted to apologize to him and that he had been promoted from Corporal to Sergeant.

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Roy Aldridge

Roy Aldridge was born September 10, 1934, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. In 1949, he joined the Oklahoma National Guard at the age of 16.  He and his two cousins forged their parent’s signatures and entered basic training on June 25, 1950, at Ft. Hood, Texas when the Korean War started. He was a part of the 147th Regiment Combat Team, 11th airborne and was a prisoner of war.  He was a (POW) prisoner of war during the Korean War.

  • Clip: We Broke Their Will

    Roy Aldridge describes how he crossed the 38th parallel into North Korea. He shares how the North Koreans shed their uniforms, put on civilian clothing, and fled. He shares how there wasn't much resistance. He explains how the North Koreans had killed all of the prisoners of war and where they put them.

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  • Clip: "An Angel Sitting on My Shoulder"

    Roy Aldridge describes their unit being the first airborne unit that was completely self-contained. He explains how they had artillery, trucks, jeeps, ammunition, and medics. He describes the dates and movements of his Batallion. He describes the extremely cold temperatures ranging between 40-50 degrees below zero, and how they were attacked by the Chinese.

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  • Clip: Prisoner of War

    Roy Aldridge describes his first interrogation with the North Koreans and the Chinese. He explains his experience as a prisoner of war starting April 13, 1953. He explains that many soldiers died in the North Korean prisoner of war camp. He identifies his camp as Pak's Palace.

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Henry T. Alex

Henry T. Alex served in the United States Armed Forces during the Korean War. He provided a lot of photographs that document his experiences and impressions of Korea during that war. His pictures also showcase what life was like during the war effort.

Alice Allen

Alice Allen is the wife of Jack Allen, a Korean War veteran.  She met her husband in tenth grade, and they married in the Summer of 1950 when he returned home from his time away with the military since he enlisted in 1948.  While Jack was off at war, Alice was on the home front attending college for three years at Cal Engine to become a teacher.  She then taught for two years before Mr. Allen returned from war.  Alice and Jack kept in touch throughout his deployment in the Korean War through letters.  Alice feels that Korean War Legacy Project will allow younger generations to learn about the Korean War.

  • Clip: Thoughts on the Korean War Legacy Project

    Alice Allen understands the importance of the Korean War Legacy Project and its potential impact on future generations. Her husband, Jack Allen, did not really discuss his Korean War experiences before the interview, and now he speaks freely about it. Alice Allen believes
    that it is important that younger generation learn about the Korean War and the experiences of the veterans.

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  • Clip: College, Letters, and Love

    Alice Allen was going to college when her husband, Jack Allen, joined the military in 1948. During his time away, she earned a degree in education, and began teaching which helped pass the time while he was away. On leave in 1950, Alice Allen was married to Jack Allen and the two stayed in contact through letters while he participated in the Korean War from 1950 through 1951.

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  • Clip: Injuries During War Never Tarnished Their Love

    Alice Allen was on the home front when her husband, Jack Allen, was injured during the Korean War. Thankfully, he was injured on his right arm and not his left because he is left-handed. Even with an arm and leg injury, Alice Allen maintained her love for her Korean War Veteran.

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  • Photo: Jack and Alice Allen's WeddingJack and Alice Allen's Wedding

    Jack and Alice Allen provided a copy of their wedding photo. They were married in the summer of 1950 before Jack Allen went to Korea to fight in the Korean War as part of the United Nations supporting South Korea.

Benjamin Allen

Benjamin Allen was born on the 6th of September 1927.  He grew up in Prescott Arizona in a family of six children, helping his father deliver groceries.  In 1945 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was sent to training in San Diego California, with World War II ended he was released by the Navy after only 8 months of service.  In  July of 1948 he reenlisted in  the U.S. Army and was sent to Korea in September of 1950.  While serving with the 24th Infantry Division during the Korean War, Benjamin Allen saw combat and was wounded by mortar shrapnel in the arm and side. He shares what he felt was the hardest part of the Korean War, and offers his insights into how many Korean War veterans, including himself were received by some United States citizens after returning from the war. After the Korean War Benjamin Allen enlisted in the United States Air Force and retired as a Master Sargent in 1967.

  • Clip: First Days in Korea

    Benjamin Allen speaks about traveling to Korea and arriving in Busan (Pusan). He also talks about seeing Seoul burn as the North Koreans were retreating. Benjamin Allen gives his take on fear.

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  • Clip: Wounded - Sent to a MASH

    Benjamin Allen speaks about being wounded and how he narrowly escaped becoming a Prisoner of War. He also talks about the cold weather and the frostbite he suffered

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  • Clip: Surviving Winter in Korea

    Benjamin Allen recounts what he thought was the most difficult part of the entire war; the winter. He speaks about the gear that he and other soldier had; jokingly recalling the extreme measure he was willing to go to in order to get his hands on a coat. He also describes the severity of the frostbite he ended up with.

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  • Clip: Korea was War, Not a Police Action

    Benjamin Allen remembers returning back to the United States and attempting to join a veteran's association only to be told the Korean War was a police action, not a war. He also speaks about an encounter he had with a Vietnam Veteran who he educated about the Korean War.

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Clifford Allen

Clifford Allen joined the Navy Reserves and soon found himself called to full deployment carrying bombs across the Pacific Ocean, from San Francisco to Japan. He describes his life aboard a supply ship, recounting a pleasant experience. He continues by offering a story of the methods the Chinese used to drain American soldiers of ammunition. He shares his thoughts on why the Korean War is referred to as the forgotten war as well as the legacy of the Korean War. He is very proud of his service in the Navy and considers it to be one of the most significant experiences in his life.

  • Clip: Inside the Supply Ship

    Clifford Allen describes his life aboard a supply ship as surprisingly very pleasant. He shares that quarters were quite clean, and the bunks were 4 beds high with roughly 80 men to a compartment. He adds that he had no complaints about the food aboard ship.

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  • Clip: The Unarmed Chinese Decoy

    Clifford Allen shares his second-hand knowledge of the Korean War. He details a story he heard from another veteran involving the Chinese. He explains that the Chinese would send up unarmed Chinese decoys to make American forces waste their bullets.

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  • Clip: The Legacy of the Korean War

    Clifford Allen shares his thoughts on why the Korean War is referred to as the forgotten war. He explains that he felt the United States had a duty to go and put up a defense against communist ideas. He also describes the legacy of the Korean War and the people who will never forget it.

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Jack Allen

Jack Allen was born in Cortland, NY.   Before enlisting in the military, he graduated from high school in Newark Valley, NY in June 1947.  During his service period, he went to Inchon in September 1950 where he served in H Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Regiment as a corporal.  Jack Allen was a field telephone wireman, and participated in the Inchon Landing, the recapture of Kimpo Airfield, and the recapture of Seoul from September 15, 1950 to October 11, 1950.  Jack Allen was in action against enemy aggression in the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir and in the Koto ri from November 27, 1950 to December 11, 1950.  For his commitments, he received a Purple Heart, Good Conduct, Navy OCC with European Clasp, Korea Service Medal with 1 Clasp, and the Presidential Unit Citation with 1 clasp.

  • Clip: Concussion Grenades and the Aggressive Chinese Army

    At the end of November 1950, Jack Allen was wounded by the Chinese who overran the US troops. The Chinese had so many troops that they easily came over the hills. A concussion grenade took the nerve out of Jack Allen's right arm, so he couldn't use it and his knee was shot too. He was laid on straw and a tarp until a helicopter basket took him back off the line and onto Japan to recover. There were hundreds of wounded that accompanied Jack Allen, but he knew that he wouldn't be left behind because that's a Marines' motto.

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  • Clip: The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir

    Jack Allen worked hard to stay warm while fighting in the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. He was lucky that he didn't get frostbite on his feet or hands, but he knows Marines that lost their limbs after they turned black while in the trenches. After the Chinese came into the Chosin Reservoir, they fought to take the high ground and blew up bridges to slow the Marines' escape. Once they made it to Wonson, the Marines were able to escape to the boats along with the US Army, but Jack Allen was grateful that he didn't have to endure all of that pain for the whole 2 months of the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir.

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  • Clip: Participating in the Incheon Landing in September 1950

    Jack Allen went to the Mediterranean in April 1950 and he was ready to fight when the war began in June 1950. He set up a telephone system in Japan and stayed there until the Incheon landing took place. Jack Allen participated in the Inchoeon Landing on day 2 while hearing and feeling the boom of guns for the first time in warfare. One of his friends landed in a hole after dodging a mortar that had been a toilet, so he couldn't get his clothes off fast enough. After that, Jack Allen went to retake the Kimpo Air Field in Seoul during the Incheon Landing in September 1950.

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  • Clip: The Job of a Field Telephone Wireman

    Jack Allen's job during the Korean War was to provide telephone connections using a wire line to prevent an enemy from listening conversations from the US headquarters to the front lines. After making their way up to a new location each day, Jack Allen would set up a telephone line for his commanders and then he would have to go backwards where they had just fought to line telephone line all the way back to battalion headquarters. If the wires were tapped, then he would cut it up, hide it, and set up a new line in the dark, but he never went out looking for who cut or tapped the wire. He did this from Incheon to Seoul.

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  • Clip: A Near Death Experience By Friendly Fire

    Jack Allen went on a ship from Incheon to Wonson in order to invade North Korea in November 1950. He was the farthest North company in Korea going over hills and feeling the temperature drop each day. The North Koreans were hiding in caves and holes in mountains to do surprise attacks on the US troops, so Jack Allen volunteered to bring a case of hand grenades to the front line US troops because they ran out of supplies. After all of the warfare, one US soldier almost killed Jack Allen because he didn't recognize him, but Jack Allen knew that that soldier had been killing so long that he was mentally lost.

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  • Clip: Frozen Bodies and Paralyzed Limbs

    Jack Allen was sent to an Army hospital in Japan and he stayed there for 7-10 days until he was shipped to a Naval hospital where Marines were supposed to be sent. When he walked in there, there were over 100 frozen bodies that lost arms, legs, and/or toes. Thankfully, a neurosurgeon performed surgery to help get feeling back in his arm while at the Naval base. Jack Allen was sent back to the US in February 1951.

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Kenneth David Allen

Kenneth David Allen was born in Syracuse, NY and graduated from Syracuse University Maxwell School Class of 1952. Shortly after graduating,  he was drafted for military service. He describes the journey to Korea which included several stops after basic training. He remembers his interactions with the Korean people, including the houseboy in his tent. He continued his military services through 1964, receiving two battle stars and a commendation ribbon for his commitments. He explains how he still assists veterans before they go to the Middle East, developing an appreciation for their service as he can relate to what happened in Korea.

 

 

 

  • Clip: Contemporary Wars

    Kenneth Allen continues to assist the military by helping soldiers in contemporary wars. He is active in assisting soldiers before they head to the Middle East. He makes a comparison to how Korean soldiers were not celebrated or acknowledged due to the Korean War being labeled as the "Korean Conflict".

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  • Clip: Journey to Korea

    Kenneth Allen explains his journey to Korea which started shortly after he graduated college. He remembers attending basic training in Ft. Dix, New Jersey before being sent to Japan then Pusan before headed to Seoul. He describes the train ride and how they had to be very careful.

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  • Clip: A Very Thankful People

    Kenneth Allen describes his interactions with the Korean people, stating that they did what they could for them. He remembers a house boy they had at their tent and how they would give him clothes and food from the mess hall. He states that overall the Korean people were a really thankful people.

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William Alli

William Edward Alli was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1932.  He enlisted into the Marines while still in high school in 1950.  After basic and  infantry trainings, he served in Korea on the east-central front in a machine-gun unit of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1951–52.  After other military assignments in the U.S. Airforce, he went on to attend Wayne State University, where he received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics, and met his wife.  He later worked with the U.S. Government in many capacities, and became very active with numerous causes for both American and Turkish veterans.  He has written a book entitled Too Young For a Forgettable War, which is about his experiences in the Korean War.  He describes the suffering he saw, as well as the fear he felt while serving as a young soldier in Korea.

 

  • Clip: Land of the Morning Calm

    William Alli describes his arrival to Korea at Busan. As he was leaving the ship, there was a morning calm that quickly disappeared with a horrible stench, people in rags, and the anxiety of not knowing what comes next. He describes travelling deeper into Korea by trains and trucks, and his realization of his being a part of the sixth replacement draft. He describes his experience with being a machine gun ammo carrier and his first encounters with tracers and sniper fire from the surrounding hills.

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  • Clip: In the Midst of Combat

    William Alli explains the details of getting sick while in a fox hole. After his recovery, he went back to the line to face combat with North Korean and Chinese enemy fire as a part of the stretcher crew, carrying bodies of the wounded out of the combat area. He describes having to find his way to safety in the dark, with only the light of flares that were being dropped by planes from above.

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  • Clip: Raining Flares and Mistaken Identity

    William Alli describes his experience with retreating a major combat zone. He recalls helping his foxhole buddy who was wounded in combat. He further describes a unique experience in Korea where he reconnected with his father's cousin, who was fighting as a part of the United Nations forces with the Turkish troops. While on route to visit his cousin, he was mistaken for a Communist spy. He describes how he was arrested and had to get out of this situation.

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Arthur Alsop

Arthur Alsop served in the Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps (RNZASC) in Korea from June 1952 through November 1954. During the war, he served as a storeman, which fulfilled his interests in auto mechanics. He describes this his experience with basic training in Waiouru. Arhur Alsop didn’t know much about Korea, except that it had been invaded by Japan previously, but soon headed there for service. He shares how he arrived in Korea and asked himself why people would want to fight over such a country. He exhibits pride in his service both for his home country of New Zealand as well as for the progress that Korea has made.

  • Clip: Basic Training at Waiouru

    Arthur Alsop describes his basic training experience in Waiouru, New Zealand. He remembers that basic training was for 6 weeks and then he went to core training for 12 weeks. It was during this time that he learned about driving trucks and auto mechanics.

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  • Clip: A Little Bit of Military History

    Arthur Alsop explains that he was taught military history in school, so he knew a little bit about Korea. He had heard about the country in reference to it being invaded by Japan in the 1930s. While he knew this information, he didn’t know where Korea was located, just assuming that it couldn’t be far from Japan.

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  • Clip: Why Would They Fight for This?

    Arthur Alsop remembers arriving into a really rough wharf on a hot day in June. He describes the “flimsy” houses that he saw. He asked himself a very important question- Why would anyone fight over a country like this?

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Madiam Lamboglia Alvarez

Madiam Lamboglia Alvarez was twenty-years-old when he was drafted into the Army and assigned to the 65th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the “The Borinqueneers” after the Boriquen indigenous tribe in Puerto Rico.  His outfit consisted of Puerto Ricans, Colombians and Americans.  Before going to Korea, he had no prior knowledge of the conflict. When he arrived, he found it was difficult to adjust to the climate which is very different from tropical Puerto Rico. While in Korea, his specialty was in heavy weapons and artillery. He left Korea in 1953 and continued to serve in the military for eleven years.

  • Clip: Different from Home

    Madiam Lamboglia Alvarez recalls that when he arrived in Korea, it was very different from his native Puerto Rico. He explains that living conditions were so poor that his troop had to make a lot of makeshift items for survival. He also describes the various things needed to be done to survive in the extreme cold.

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  • Clip: Viva Puerto Rico, not for long...

    Madiam Lamboglia Alvarez recalls an incident that occurred after a victory. He explains that his unit put up the Puerto Rican flag only for it to quickly be shot down. He elaborates on how at that time, Puerto Rico had just become a commonwealth of the United States. He connects how this affected the mindset of the Puerto Rican soldiers.

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  • Clip: Modern Korea

    Madiam Lamboglia Alvarez explains that though he has not revisited Korea, he would like to return and see what he missed while he was there. He explains that during his time in Korea, all he saw were small villages and rice paddies but he would like to see the large, modern cities. He reflects upon the success of the Korean people since the war.

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Leon “Andy” Anderson

Leon “Andy” Anderson enlisted in the Marine Corps during the Korean War in 1951 after completing four years of college as a football player.  He was part of the 1st Recon Company of the 1st Marine Division and his job was to patrol the line toward the end of the war and after it ended.  Throughout his time in Korea, Leon Anderson was able to experience the twenty degrees below zero weather.  Since he was only nineteen-year-old when he went to Korea, Leon Anderson looked up to many of his Marine Corps buddies in his platoon since they had fought in WWII and the beginning of the Korean War.  After serving in the Marine Corps for five years, he switched to the Army and finished his military career out in the Army.

  • Clip: Reconnaissance Missions

    Leon "Andy" Anderson explains that he entered the Korean War in 1953. He explains his job to patrol the lines for line-crossers and guerrillas. He shares how he was also sent to French Indochina to assist the French. He shares how he was not part of the front lines.

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  • Clip: Twenty Degrees Below

    Leon "Andy" Anderson describes his time in Korea. He describes forming into boat units in freezing temperatures and landing in Korea to live in just a thin tent. He describes giving the order for his men to gather what they could in order to make life better inside the tent. He explains what resources they found. He shares how even when the went to the range to practice the weapons would be frozen.

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  • Clip: Armistice Day

    Leon "Andy" Anderson shares his experience being there for the Armistice in July 1953. He explains how he was near the front lines in the recon rear area. He shares how the Chinese and North Koreans were shooting at the US troops all the way up to the last minute before the Armistice. He shares how he celebrated the end of the war.

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  • Clip: Returning Home

    Leon "Andy" Anderson explains his experience upon returning home. He explains that there was no big fanfare when he came home since many people didn't know much about the war. He shares he was discharged and just went home. He shares how he and other veterans work to help returning veterans feel welcome upon returning home.

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  • Photo: Convoy Stopped in MunsanConvoy Stopped in Munsan

    Leon "Andy" Anderson took a picture of a US jeep convoy in Munsan.

  • Photo: Cleaning WeaponsCleaning Weapons

    This is a photo of soldiers cleaning and maintaining weapons including machine guns. Pictured from left to right is Leon "Andy" Anderson, Clodfelter, and Tofsly who is cleaning the machine gun.

  • Photo: Soldiers Standing in a Line Soldiers Standing in a Line

    This picture shows soldiers (Left side) Peter Doyle, Anderson, Chak, and Bride. They are standing in Korea ready to shoot if needed.

  • Photo: Corporal Patrick Anderson with a Carbine Corporal Patrick Anderson with a Carbine

    Corporal Patrick Anderson is pictured with a carbine. Leon Anderson shared that he was a machine gunner and in the same squad as Peter Doyle. It was 17th regiment, 7th Division, Dog Company. He shares that Corp. Anderson's hometown is Weirton, West Virginia.

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    Leon "Andy" Anderson and Tofsly are cleaning their rifles in Korea.

  • Photo: Carrying Firewood to BunkerCarrying Firewood to Bunker

    Patrick Anderson a1st gunner is carrying firewood across the ridgeline to Machine Gunner bunker on a forward slope.

Aristofaris Androulakis

Aristofaris Androulakis was a Greek Forces Sergeant in the Korean War. He shares how he was a bus driver before joining the war. During the war, he explains that he helped with the transportation of weapons. He shares his pride in what he did during the war near what is known as the Iron Triangle. He discusses the hardships he saw during his service. He shares his views on how Korea has changed all these years later. He shares photos from the war including himself as a soldier.

  • Clip: Greek Pride

    Aristofaris Androulakis discusses how proud he is of the Greeks who fought in Korea. He explains his memory of a hill battle where he fought. He also shares the loss of comrades during the war.

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  • Clip: From Ruins

    Aristofaris Androulakis discusses how all he saw in Korea in the 1950s were ruins and destruction. He shares how he felt proud when he returned to Korea in 2007. He shared how it was so different and he couldn't believe it was the same place.

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  • Clip: Helping the Children

    Aristofaris Androulakis discusses the tragedies of war. He shares how he tried to help children as much as he could. He explains how many struggled for food and would beg. He explains that helping the children is what makes him most proud.

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  • Clip: Photos from the War

    Aristofaris Androulakis shares a photo of him and captain. He then shares a photo of a church they created to have services during the war. He shows a photo of a Greek cemetery in Korea. He also shares an image of the grave of a man he knew who asked him to deliver a message to his sister when he returned to Greece.

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Joseph Lawrence Annello

Joseph Lawrence Annello joined the United States Army in 1950, serving in the 7th Regiment 5th Division. He began his career while stationed in Japan training Korean civilians to fight in the Korean War. He describes his experience as a prisoner of war, finding himself captured after sustaining wounds from gunshot and grenade. He explains his treatment at the hands of the Chinese and their plan to kill him at the side of the road. He continues to explain his journey as a prisoner of war and how he managed to survive.

  • Clip: Cross Cultural Training

    Joseph Annello describes training Korean civilians to fight in the Korean War. He explains that they were unable to communicate well with either side not speaking the other's language, so they identified soldiers by the numbers written on their hats. He also discusses Korean soldiers getting sick from the American diet that was served to them.

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  • Clip: Stacked Up Like Cordwood

    Joseph Annello describes the cold winter's affect on dead bodies during the Korean War. He explains that bodies would be stacked up like wood and frozen limbs would have to be broken to evacuate them. He describes the horror of the situation not setting in until after the fighting had ended.

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  • Clip: Why Waste A Bullet

    Joseph Annello describes being hit with a bullet and hand grenade. He describes it being the last thing he remembers before being prodded by a Chinese bayonet. He explains that he became a prisoner of war and was soon left by the side of the road to die.

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  • Clip: Terrible Medical Conditions

    After being seriously wounded, Joseph Annello was taken to a Chinese medical unit where he met up with several severely wounded prisoners of war. He describes the terrible conditions, including maggots and gangrene. He shares how he and others buried a soldier in a kimchi pit.

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Robert Arend

Robert Arend was attending college when he was activated as part of the National Guard to go to Korea in 1951. His responsibilities included overseeing the prisoners at Geojedo, one of the prisoner of war camps. He recalls the camp conditions, including the Red Cross inspections, but remembers how dangerous they could be sometimes.  He gives examples of how the prisoners would turn on one another, citing tensions between the communists and non-communists in the camps. While it was difficult to see the many deaths in the camps, Robert Arend also remembers how hard it was to see the children living in such impoverished conditions. He revisited Korea after the war and was astonished at the progress that was made.

  • Clip: POW camp life

    Robert Arend explains how they housed 70,000 prisoners among different compounds, including one for females. For safety reasons, they tried to separate prisoner based on their political beliefs, i.e. noncommunist or communists. He adds that for the most part, the prisoners were well behaved, but recalls several uprisings and incidences of violence that occurred.

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  • Clip: Camp Conditions

    Robert Arend remembers the conditions in which the prisoners lived. He describes the prisoners as being well fed and cared for. The Red Cross would periodically conduct inspections to ensure decent conditions, including sports equipment to play with.

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  • Clip: Account of Prison Uprising

    While Robert Arend arrived in the camp shortly after the uprising, he tells the story as it was told to him from others who were at the camp at that time. He says it was the General's blunder by walking into the camp, and the prisoners overpowered him. After several days, they sent in some troops and a tank to get him out. The General was not killed, but there were several prisoners and possibly a few American soldiers were killed.

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  • Clip: Prisoners Were Happy to Be There

    Robert Arend remembers that many prisoners were happy to be there, especially the non-communist ones, happy not to have to return to the Communist North. Those that were "hard core" would do anything to go back. It was Robert Arend's job to keep records of every prisoner including their political affiliation and where they were sent. He states that this was a very "intense time" with a lot of threats.

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  • Clip: Poor Children in Orphanages

    Robert Arend saw a lot Korean children, mostly orphans, looking destitute. He visited children in an orphanage, and shows pictures of him playing with them. He emotionally recalls spending time with these children as it was full of mixed emotions.

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  • Clip: "So much of the war was terrible"

    When asked what was the most difficult part of his time in Korea, Robert Arend said that "so much of the war was terrible." He explains that the deaths were difficult and so was seeing the children in such poor conditions. He also remembers the attacks from guerrillas, but his biggest fear was that the prisoners would break out.

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  • Clip: Return to Korea

    Robert Arend returned to Korea in 2010. He was surprised and totally amazed at the progress. He visited the prison, which has been partially restored. He says that although he believes war is senseless, this war gave the South Korean people some hope and allowed them to find the ambition to build up their country.

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James P. Argires

James P. Argires was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in February of 1931. He enlisted in the Marines in June of 1950 when his other friends also joined.  In early September of 1950 he arrived in Korea at Pusan (Busan), and shortly after participated in the Inchon Landing and the recapture of Seoul. He recalls the poverty that he saw and vividly remembers a young boy that followed him for an extended period of time.  He served in Korea during the war until January of 1952 when he returned to the United States. He shares why he thinks that the Korean War was not taught, but how it became a model for how all other wars would be fought.  After finishing his enlistment in the U.S.M.C.  Mr. Argires returned to college at the University of Alabama eventually becoming Dr. Argires in 1962, and became a Neurosurgeon in 1966.

  • Clip: "Fearless" at the Inchon Landing

    James Argires describes his experience in the Inchon Landing, explaining that there was some controversy around whether it would be successful. He describes the terrain and the struggles he faced. When asked if he was afraid, he explains how being young made him “fearless.”

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  • Clip: Poverty and a Friendship

    James Argires how they went from Incheon to Seoul and then North. He explains the poverty he saw in detail. He remembers a little boy that would follow him for about a month.

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  • Clip: Korea Became the Model for War

    James Argires shares why he thinks that we do not talk about Korea in schools. He then gives a bigger perspective about how Korea was placed in the context of the Cold War and the climate political at the time. He shares a quote by General Walker about how Korea became the model for how all wars are fought today.

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Vincent Ariola

Vincent Ariola found himself drafted at age twenty-one into the Korean War in 1951.  He left Chicago on a train for Fort Knox, where he learned all things related to the operation of tanks.  His reflections of military service during the Korean War include his description of tanks moving toward North Korea, but not bringing South Korean soldiers along for fear of them being mistaken for enemy combatants.  He explains his lifestyle while serving as a tanker and personal military encounters during the Battle of Old Baldy in 1952.  He ultimately states that he hopes never to go back to Korea because of his wish to forget his painful memories of war.

  • Clip: The Tank on the Front-lines

    Vincent Ariola remembers that South Korean soldiers were present in camps with American soldiers, but not brought north with tanks to prevent them from getting killed by American soldiers who could confuse them with the enemy. He describes fighting against forces atop Hill 266, at the Battle of Old Baldy. He remembers seeing a young American soldier in a foxhole before closing the tank hatch when firing broke out, and then seeing the same soldier dead after the firing stopped. His recollection includes his description of the hot atmosphere inside the tank.

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  • Clip: Revisiting Life in a Tank

    Vincent Ariola describes his reasons for not wanting to go back to visit South Korea. He explains that although he spent many hours in his tank, he did not sleep in it, but tanker operators slept in tents. He describes his experiences with having guard duty very often and being very tired from not being relieved. He further explains that artillery came very close to his tank and to his astonishment, he was never hit.

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  • Clip: The Loneliness of Warfare

    Vincent Ariola recalls that due to the isolated nature of serving in a tank, during the Korean War he did not learn names of fellow servicemen other than for functional purposes of doing his job. He remembers that his primary feeling during the war was the feeling of being alone. He describes why he did not take time to tell his family about his Korean War experiences. He tells of his son never opening up to his own warfare experiences in Somalia in the same way, and reflects on the American losses during the Korean War.

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  • Clip: A New Beginning

    Vincent Ariola reflects on his difficulty forgetting things he encountered during his time serving in the Korean War. He calls the experience of being drafted a new beginning and describes why he believes it is. He description paints a picture of what life is like for a young man who is drafted and has never been away from home.

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William Arnaiz

William Arnaiz was born in Queens, NY. Having completed his associates degree in chemistry, he went to work until he was drafted in 1951 at the age of twenty-one. His unit arrived at Camp Drake in Japan and he was then placed in the Fifth Regimental Combat Team which would land in Pusan. Because of his education, he later became a military code clerk and cryptographer and was stationed in the Punchbowl area. William Arnaiz describes what a typical day was like in the Punchbowl, and recalls a particular attack by the North Koreans. He also explains what it was like to be under siege for 54 hours in the cold winter. William Arnaiz eventually went home on a large ship with troops from various countries, a time that he describes as “memorable.” Overall, he is proud of his service even though he believes “no war is a good war.”

 

  • Clip: A "Typical" Day

    When asked to describe a typical day or battle he remembers, William Arnaiz describes how most people carried weapons even when they were delivering messages and picking up packets. He remembers times when they were under heavy fire and other times when they had to rebuild the bunkers. He describes how the North Koreans did a blanket raid on a barrack that was typically full of men showering-- it was only because the pipes had froze that many lives were saved that day.

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  • Clip: The Ship Home

    William Arnaiz describes coming home as a great experience. He was on a large ship with troops from several regions. They went through the Panama Canal, dropped off Columbian troops, then dropped off other troops in Puerto Rico.

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  • Clip: Under Siege

    William Arnaiz remembers a time when they all got alerted there was to be a mass attempt to overrun the "Punchbowl". During this time, he was assigned to a self propelled vehicle with Quad 50 machine guns. All remained on heavy alert for a 54 hour siege, but it ended up being a small skirmish fortunately.

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Benjamin Arriola (brother of Fernando Arriola)

Benjamin Arriola describes his brother Fernando Arriola’s experiences in the US Army during the Korean War. He shares that Fernando Arriola became and remains a MIA soldier. Benjamin Arriola describes his brother’s motivation to join the Army, his participation in the Chosin Reservoir where he went MIA, the medals Fernando received for his service. He details his brother’s history as a boxer and how DNA from a knocked tooth during a boxing match is now being used to help identify his potential remains. He expresses that his brother’s sacrifice was worth it based on how far South Korea has come since the war.

  • Clip: MIA in the Chosin Reservoir

    Benjamin Arriola describes his brother Fernando Arriola's motivation to join the U.S. Army. He recounts his brother's landing in Inchon and journey to the Chosin Reservoir. He shares that his brother, Fernando, went MIA (Missing in Action) during the battle there and is still considered MIA at the time of this interview.

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  • Clip: Classified as a 4A

    Benjamin Arriola describes his reasoning for not joining the military. He shares that he was the only survivor in his family helping his mother at the time, and the registrant classified him as a 4A, officially a deferment, because of the lack of men in his family. He added that due to this, he did not have to report unless needed.

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  • Clip: Medals after MIA

    Benjamin Arriola describes the medals his brother, Fernando Arriola, received after being declared MIA and Presumed Dead in the Korean War. He shares that his brother received the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal. He displays several certificates sent by officials in South Korea as well.

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  • Clip: Dental Records for MIA

    Benjamin Arriola describes his brother Fernando Arriola's history as a boxer in the Army. He shares the story of how his brother's tooth was knocked out. He details how the DNA extraction from the tooth is now being used to help identify his brother's remains as an MIA soldier if they should ever appear.

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John Atkins

John Atkins was born July 23, 1933 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  He entered the Korean war at age 18 after enlisting in the National Guard. He served with the 45th Infantry, Quartermaster Company recovering bodies and patrolling the area where he was stationed. He gives a detailed account of his training and preparation leading up to being activated for Korea. The memories of the Korean War followed to him to college and still remain with him as he has a grandson that is the age he was in the when he went to Korea.  He returned to South Korea in 1999 and gives a very comprehensive glimpse of his time in Korea during the war and the time that he spent when he returned to visit.