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Images of the Korean War 1950-1953

For information on how to access USMC combat photos and how to obtain high quality copies, please refer to the National Archives web site at http://www.nara.gov

Air War
 
An F7F "Tigercat" of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing flies over Korea seeking a suitable target for its napalm bomb.
HDQTRS. No A133537 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt Paul F. Shaner
Marine Corps aviation ordinance men de-arm a Corsair night fighter which was reported out of commission and prepare for transport.
HDQTRS. No A130146 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt William S. Murphy
Marines clamber aboard a helicopter as the first battalion combat airlift by helicopter gets under way.
HDQTRS. No A132594 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Bob Said
An HRS-1 Sikorsky transport helicopter lifts away with a load of casualties after disembarking the Marines in the foreground.
HDQTRS. No A131991 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt M. McMahon
An F7F "Tigercat" which survived a terrific explosion in which the plane was caught at an extremely low altitude in a strafing run.
HDQTRS. No A131389 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Unknown
Pilots are assisted by their plane captains in getting in their plane harnesses preparatory to take-off.
HDQTRS. No A132507 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Unknown
Loaded with combat equipment, Marines climb on board a large transport helicopter which will carry them to front line positions.
HDQTRS. No A132501 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt C.B. Tyler
A Marine helicopter lands on a Korean hill with reinforcements for Republic of Korea troops in the front lines.
HDQTRS. No A157257 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Unknown
Crouching low to avoid the whirling rotors of the helicopter, these corpsmen head for a medical aid station.
HDQTRS. No A164642 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) R.J. Franks
Corsair fighter-bombers of the "Black Sheep" squadron, stand in readiness at a forward air base somewhere in Korea.
HDQTRS. No A132043 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt Paul F. Shagner
 
For information on how to access USMC combat photos and how to obtain high quality copies, please refer to the National Archives web site at http://www.nara.gov