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      A dramatic shot of 155mm Howitzer fire during night action in the Korean War. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1952

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    U.S. Medal Of Honor Recipient, Father Kapaun. On August 2, 1950. Chaplain Kapaun received information that there was a wounded man in an exposed position. With total disregard for personal safety, Chaplain Kapaun and his companion went after the wounded man. The entire route to the wounded soldier was under intense enemy machine gun and small arms fire. However, Chaplain Kapaun successfully evacuated the soldier, thereby saving the soldier. Father Kapaun later died in a POW camp in Korea.

    Korean War Memorial

    Korean War: The fate of the infantryman is to march -- day or night, in any weather, with any load. And then be prepared to fight -- exhausted or not, hungry or not, walking wounded or not. The infantryman's fate....

    -Korean War- Documentary Film 1950-1953

    Story of Korean War in Colour (Documentary)

    Korean War - HD-SN-99-03073 by Morning Calm News, via Flickr 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

    A rare colour photo of Marilyn Monroe in Korea from Robert H Mckinley’s collection, February 1954.

    Marilyn in Korea, Feb. 1954.

    Chinese Troops crossing into Korea. Korean War

    Monument honors forgotten Korean War heroes

    A dramatic shot of 155mm Howitzer fire during night action in the Korean War. 1952

    Korean War - 1951

    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.

    Residents from Pyongyang, North Korea, and refugees from other areas crawl perilously over shattered girders of the city's bridge, as they flee south across the Taedong River to escape the advance of Chinese Communist troops. The Chinese entered the Korean War as allies of North Korea. U.S. troops battled on the side of South Korea. Begun in June 25, 1950, the war ended on July 27, 1953, with a military demarcation line set near the 38th parallel where it started. Korea remains divided.

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

    The refugees streaming into Yongdungpo near Seoul in 1951 bespoke the war racking their country. Korea had been freed from a long Jap. occupation in 1945- only to be split at the 38th parallel in 1948. North was under the Soviets & South was a republic. On June 25, 1950 North mounted an invasion. 2 wks later, UN's 1st multinational police force - 18000 troops provided by US-began landing at Pusan. MacArthur, 70, was recalled to head the force, which won back lost territory & drove into North.

    Photo by John Dominis. Seoul, South Korea. March 1951

    Integrated Military Civil Rights Movement Korean War

    Korean war refugees in the Inchon area, coming in to the US contingent of the United Nation's Forces for aid. (Photo by Picture Post/Getty Images). 1950

    U.S. soldiers observing Chinese positions near “Old Baldy,” a strategic height west of Ch’ǒrwǒn, South Korea, March 1953.

    A US Marine feeds an orphan kitten found after a heavy mortar barrage near “Bunker Hill” during the Korean War. (Photo by Sgt Martin

    South Korean MP with a North Korean prisoner, 1950

    Yalu River, 1950

    An American infantryman being consoled following the death of his buddy, 1950