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Korean War(74 images)

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This is a gallery of images of and related to the Korean War I've created and/or gathered or collected for a documentary project on Korean War.

The war is often referred to as, "The Forgotten War," but 34,000 Americans died there between 1950 and 1953. 8100 American are still missing.

These images cover the Army, Marines and the Airforce during the War. more »
  • PFC Roman Prauty (crouching foreground) gunner, 7th U.S. infantry division with the assistance of his gun crew fires a T5MM recoiless rifle during the Korean War in support of infantry units directrly across the valley around June 9, 1951.
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  • Operation "Little Switch" -- Pfc. Tibor Rubin of Long Beach, California., 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st U.S. Cavalry Division, captured by the Communists in Korea and repatriated under terms of the POW exchange, arrives at Tachikawa Air Force Base, near Tokyo, with the second group of repatriates. 22 April 1953.
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  • 2nd Lt. Winon E. Coaley, Marine fighter pilot, who landed his F4U Corsair while wounded, is places on a helicopter at X US Corps Airstrip, Korea, for evacuation to the 8209th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, Eighth U.S. Army. Lt. Coaley landed his plane with full load of 6 250 pound bombs. 14 May 1952
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  • Officers of the Second Infantry Division relax for a group photo while drinking their beer ration in a break from Korean WAr fighting. These are photos of the 2nd Infantry Division in the Korean War in 1950 or 1951.
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  • First Marine Division tankers warm up their engines for withdrawal from Koto-ri. ..
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  • 5 July 1950 - War in Korea.The Korean Flag marks the roadside grave of the South Korean Soldier killed in the communist led invasion of the South Korean Republic. U.S. Army Photo - SGT Turnbull
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  • Putting on the finishing touches: PFC William G. Young (Warsaw, N.Y.), Co I, 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, puts the finishing touches on the "Wyoming" line North of Yonchon, Korea.
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  • 5Feb1953 ..Harrassing Fire -- Tank from "Dog" Company, 1st Tank Battalion, cut with their 90mm guns during the night firing, "Harrassing and indirect" fire at enemy position in front of the First Marine Division sector on the Western Front.
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  • Surrendering: A group of Chinese soldiers walk into a U.N. encampment to surrender after a bitter battle which the U.N. forces won in Korea.
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  • Aerial photos made from low-flying unarmed U.S. Air Force jet reconnaissance planes revealed these barracks-type structures near Chiktong in North Korea, which are believed to house enemy-held UN war prisoners. This enlarged section shows soldiers, some waving, others just looking at the aircraft overhead. Their true identity is a mystery. Structures who no markings which the Communist officials promised to use on all camps housing prisoners of war. March 1952.
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  • Somewhere in North Korea -- Numerous barrack type buildings pictured in this aerial photo made from an Air Force RB-29 reconnaissance aircraft indicate the area could be used as a Prisoner of War camp, named by the Communists to exist at Pukchin, but again, visible markings are not seen. March 1952.
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  • Open air Atomic detonation at the Nevada Proving Grounds. 1 June 1952
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  • HQ. FEAF, TOKYO --- Sgt. Juanito Magno of Iloilo City, P.I., receives a warm greeting from his countrymen as he arrives at a U.S. Air Force installation near Tokyo, after being flown from Korea as one of the first 36 repatriated UN sick and wounded men. Flanking the repatriate are the Cmdr. Santiago Nuval (left), chief of Phillippine Liaison Section, UN Command; Col. Ramon Aguirre (second from right) commanding officer of the Phillipines' 19th Battalion Combat Team, and Tomas DeCastro, first secretary of Phillippine Mission in Tokyo, representing the Phillippine minister. A U.S. Air Force c-124 "Globemaster" of the 374th Troop Carrier Wing flew the initial 36 from Korea to Japan. April 1953.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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  • A member of the Second Infantry Division stands with a radio and antenna on a ridge top during the Korean War. These are photos of the 2nd Infantry Division in the Korean War in 1950 or 1951.
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  • Members of the U.S. Army Second Infantry Division check their mail while members of the Korean Army keep a watchful eye for Chinese soldiers during the Korean War.  These are photos of the 2nd Infantry Division in the Korean War in 1950 or 1951.
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  • A Major in the U.S. Army, Second Infantry Division, right sits while a Captain stands at the entrance of a command post tent during the Korean War.  These are photos of the 2nd Infantry Division in the Korean War in 1950 or 1951.
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  • During a break from Korean War fighting members of the U.S. Army, Second Infantry Division do laundry in a river. These are photos of the 2nd Infantry Division in the Korean War in 1950 or 1951.
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  • A United States Soldier of the Second Infantry Division holds a rifle while standing next to a heavily fortified, with sand bags, tent at the units command post during the Korean War. These are photos of the 2nd Infantry Division during the Korean War in 1950 or 1951.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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  • The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. during early July 2008.
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