• An American mortar crew fires on the Communist North Korean invaders near Chochiwan, Korea, 11 July 1950.

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    An American mortar crew fires on the Communist North Korean invaders near Chochiwan, Korea, 11 July 1950.

  • Pfc. Letcher V. Gardner fires on an emplacement of the Communist-led North Koreans along the Naktong River near Chingu, Korea, Aug. 13, 1950. Gardner is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company D, 8th Cavalry Regiment.

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    Pfc. Letcher V. Gardner fires on an emplacement of the Communist-led North Koreans along the Naktong River near Chingu, Korea, Aug. 13, 1950. Gardner is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company D, 8th Cavalry Regiment.

  • A grief-stricken American infantryman, whose buddy has been killed in action, is comforted by another Soldier. In the background a medic methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni, Korea, Aug. 28, 1950.

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    A grief-stricken American infantryman, whose buddy has been killed in action, is comforted by another Soldier. In the background a medic methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni, Korea, Aug. 28, 1950.

  • Pfc. Robert Smith of Springfield, Colo., left, and Pvt. Carl Fisher of Ponca, Okla., 27th Infantry Regiment, are dug in and firing at Communist-led North Korean positions, Sept. 4, 1950.

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    Pfc. Robert Smith of Springfield, Colo., left, and Pvt. Carl Fisher of Ponca, Okla., 27th Infantry Regiment, are dug in and firing at Communist-led North Korean positions, Sept. 4, 1950.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Louis F. Walz, left, a member of the 1st Cavalry Division's Company E, 5th Cavalry Regiment, and Pfc. Raymond M. Szukla, a member of the 24th Infantry Division's Company G, 5th Regimental Combat Team, receive medical aid at the 8063rd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, attached to I Corps in Korea.  Sgt. 1st Class Walz is recovering from a head wound, and Pfc. Szukla suffered a wound in the right leg while engaging Communist-led North Korean forces, Nov. 4 1950.

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    Sgt. 1st Class Louis F. Walz, left, a member of the 1st Cavalry Division's Company E, 5th Cavalry Regiment, and Pfc. Raymond M. Szukla, a member of the 24th Infantry Division's Company G, 5th Regimental Combat Team, receive medical aid at the 8063rd...

  • Fighting with the 2nd Infantry Division north of the Chongchon River, Sgt. 1st Class Major Cleveland (left), weapons squad leader, points out Communist-led North Korean position to his machine crew, Nov. 20, 1950.

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    Fighting with the 2nd Infantry Division north of the Chongchon River, Sgt. 1st Class Major Cleveland (left), weapons squad leader, points out Communist-led North Korean position to his machine crew, Nov. 20, 1950.

  • Men of the 25th Infantry Division's Company K, 35th Regimental Combat Team, fire a light machine gun in support of a rifle platoon attacking Chinese Communist positions north of the Han River, Korea, March 7, 1951.

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    Men of the 25th Infantry Division's Company K, 35th Regimental Combat Team, fire a light machine gun in support of a rifle platoon attacking Chinese Communist positions north of the Han River, Korea, March 7, 1951.

  • Second Lt. Ralph Barnes throws a hand grenade at Chinese Communist positions, as UN troops launch an offensive attack against the Communists near Uijong-Bu, Korea, March 23, 1951. Barnes, of Arlington, Va., is a platoon leader in the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Platoon, Company C, 15th Infantry Regiment.

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    Second Lt. Ralph Barnes throws a hand grenade at Chinese Communist positions, as UN troops launch an offensive attack against the Communists near Uijong-Bu, Korea, March 23, 1951. Barnes, of Arlington, Va., is a platoon leader in the 3rd Infantry...

  • Paratroopers of the 187th Airborne Battalion Combat Team drop in near Munsan, Korea, March 23, 1951.

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    Paratroopers of the 187th Airborne Battalion Combat Team drop in near Munsan, Korea, March 23, 1951.

  • 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, April 11, 1951.

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    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, April 11, 1951.

  • A 105-mm self-propelled howitzer, manned by five Soldiers from Cody, Wyo., speeds another projectile into Communist lines in Korea, July 1, 1951. The men, all artillerymen in Battery B, 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, X Corps, are (left to right); Sgt. 1st Class Allen J. Helms, section chief; Cpl. Joseph Stair, gunner; Sgt. Richard N. Null, lanyard man; Cpl. Robert C. Smith, artilleryman.

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    A 105-mm self-propelled howitzer, manned by five Soldiers from Cody, Wyo., speeds another projectile into Communist lines in Korea, July 1, 1951. The men, all artillerymen in Battery B, 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, X Corps, are (left to...

  • Sgt. Douglas D. Tompkins of the 24th Infantry Division's Tank Company, 5th Regimental Combat Team, fires a .50-caliber machine gun at Communist-held positions during an assault against the Chinese Communist forces along the east central front, Korea, July 14, 1951.

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    Sgt. Douglas D. Tompkins of the 24th Infantry Division's Tank Company, 5th Regimental Combat Team, fires a .50-caliber machine gun at Communist-held positions during an assault against the Chinese Communist forces along the east central front, Korea...

  • Soldiers of Battery C, 936th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, fire the 100,001st and 100,002nd shell at Chinese Communist position near Choriwon, Korea, Oct. 10, 1951.

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    Soldiers of Battery C, 936th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, fire the 100,001st and 100,002nd shell at Chinese Communist position near Choriwon, Korea, Oct. 10, 1951.

  • Powder, smoke and dust billow as a recoilless rifle team of the 3rd Infantry Division's Company D, 7th infantry Regiment, fire their weapon at a Chinese Communist  position on Hill 200, near Qnmong-Myon, Korea, Nov. 9, 1951.

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    Powder, smoke and dust billow as a recoilless rifle team of the 3rd Infantry Division's Company D, 7th infantry Regiment, fire their weapon at a Chinese Communist position on Hill 200, near Qnmong-Myon, Korea, Nov. 9, 1951.

  • Searchlights of the 86th Engineer Searchlight Company, cut the darkness as they probe for signs of Communist forces in Korea, Feb. 24, 1952.

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    Searchlights of the 86th Engineer Searchlight Company, cut the darkness as they probe for signs of Communist forces in Korea, Feb. 24, 1952.

  • Soldiers of Company C, 14th Engineer Combat Battalion, 8th U.S. Army, ground the M-1 "VLA" barrage balloon, which is used to mark the Panmunjon Military Armistice Conference perimeter in Korea, March 22, 1952. The balloon is 35 feet long and 14 feet in diameter. It holds 3,000 cubic feet of helium gas, and is elevated to a height of 1200 feet.

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    Soldiers of Company C, 14th Engineer Combat Battalion, 8th U.S. Army, ground the M-1 "VLA" barrage balloon, which is used to mark the Panmunjon Military Armistice Conference perimeter in Korea, March 22, 1952. The balloon is 35 feet long and 14 feet in...

  • Soldiers of the 81-mm Mortar Platoon, Co. D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Eighth Army, blast Communist positions in the "Punchbowl", Korea, Aug. 12, 1952.

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    Soldiers of the 81-mm Mortar Platoon, Co. D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Eighth Army, blast Communist positions in the "Punchbowl", Korea, Aug. 12, 1952.

  • A helicopter of the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company, U.S. Eighth Army, delivers C-rations to the 25th U.S. Infantry Division's 35th Infantry Regiment, near Panmunjom, Korea, May 23, 1953.

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    A helicopter of the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company, U.S. Eighth Army, delivers C-rations to the 25th U.S. Infantry Division's 35th Infantry Regiment, near Panmunjom, Korea, May 23, 1953.

  • The Port of Inchon, Korea, is a hub of activity on Jan. 25, 1953. A landing beach and two finger piers for dispatching small craft are visible. There is open storage area in foreground and a tank farm in background.

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    The Port of Inchon, Korea, is a hub of activity on Jan. 25, 1953. A landing beach and two finger piers for dispatching small craft are visible. There is open storage area in foreground and a tank farm in background.

  • Maj. Michael J. Stoke, executive officer, 79th Ordnance Aircraft Maintenance Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, and Capt. Charles C. Blake, a chaplain known as the "flying chaplain," depart by helicopter to visit 79th Ordnance units in Korea, June 8, 1953.

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    Maj. Michael J. Stoke, executive officer, 79th Ordnance Aircraft Maintenance Battalion, U.S. Eighth Army, and Capt. Charles C. Blake, a chaplain known as the "flying chaplain," depart by helicopter to visit 79th Ordnance units in Korea, June 8, 1953.

  • With air and artillery support, men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, advance on "Hill 45" near Ichon, Korea, after three days of bitter fighting for the objective. January 29th, 1951.

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    With air and artillery support, men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, advance on "Hill 45" near Ichon, Korea, after three days of bitter fighting for the objective. January 29th, 1951.

  • Sgt. Ron J. Gladstone of Battle Creek, MI (left); Cpl. John McCullough of Chicago, IL (center); and Pfc. John L. Robinson or Willard, KY, in position as they knocked out a machine gun nest of the Communist-led North Koreans with their 57-mm gun, somewhere in Korea. This crew is credited with knocking out three machine gun nests.

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    Sgt. Ron J. Gladstone of Battle Creek, MI (left); Cpl. John McCullough of Chicago, IL (center); and Pfc. John L. Robinson or Willard, KY, in position as they knocked out a machine gun nest of the Communist-led North Koreans with their 57-mm gun...

  • Men of the 9th Inf. Regt. man an M-26 tank to await an enemy attempt to cross the Naktong River.  September 3, 1950.

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

  • American soldier scans the area in front of his Observation Post on the front line somewhere in Korea. July 29th, 1950.

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    American soldier scans the area in front of his Observation Post on the front line somewhere in Korea. July 29th, 1950.

  • Pfc. Lewis E. Canie, Golconda, IL, (left) 30 caliber machine gunner with Company G, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd US Infantry Division and Pfc. Bernard E. Winch, Blue Island, IL, assistance gunner, keep sharp lookout for signs of the Communist Forces from their hillside post along the fighting front.  March 10th, 1952.

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    Pfc. Lewis E. Canie, Golconda, IL, (left) 30 caliber machine gunner with Company G, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd US Infantry Division and Pfc. Bernard E. Winch, Blue Island, IL, assistance gunner, keep sharp lookout for signs of the Communist Forces from...

  • Cpl. Donald C Blackman of Longsport, ID (sitting), and Cpl. Joseph L. Lasleur of Stillman, Valley, IL, keep a sharp lookout for Chinese Communists troops at their post near the front lines in Korea.  Both are members of the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. January 29th, 1951.

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    Cpl. Donald C Blackman of Longsport, ID (sitting), and Cpl. Joseph L. Lasleur of Stillman, Valley, IL, keep a sharp lookout for Chinese Communists troops at their post near the front lines in Korea. Both are members of the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th...

  • 25th Division, Korea, 1950.

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    25th Division, Korea, 1950.

  • Men of the 2nd Platoon, Heavy Mortar Company, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th US Infantry Division, fire mortar shells at Communist-held positions from their post on Hill #719, Heartbreak Ridge.  September 27th, 1952.

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    Men of the 2nd Platoon, Heavy Mortar Company, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th US Infantry Division, fire mortar shells at Communist-held positions from their post on Hill #719, Heartbreak Ridge. September 27th, 1952.

  • Men of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Division, advance through a Korean village, six miles southeast of Inchon, Korean.  September 18th, 1950.

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    Men of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Division, advance through a Korean village, six miles southeast of Inchon, Korean. September 18th, 1950.

  • Men of the 77th Engineer Combat Company blast at Communist troops taking cover in caves imbedded along steep banks of the Hantan River. 11 Apr 1951.

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    Men of the 77th Engineer Combat Company blast at Communist troops taking cover in caves imbedded along steep banks of the Hantan River. 11 Apr 1951.

  • 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.

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    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.

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