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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
 
Chosin Reservoir Campaign
 
Marines call for mortar fire. The road back from Koto-ri was a continuing battle against overwhelming numbers of Chinese communists.
HDQTRS. No A5357 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
MajGen O.P. Smith, CG of 1st Marine Division attends memorial services for his fallen men at Hungnam.
HDQTRS. No A5414 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
Marines of 1st Marine Division pay respects to fallen buddies during memorial services at Hungnam.
HDQTRS. No A5424 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Cpl Uthe
Close coordination of the Marine Air and Ground Units during recent fighting with Chinese Communist in Korea.
HDQTRS. No A5464 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
Marines under cover of large boulder engage enemy forces who were unsuccessful in trapping the Marines.
HDQTRS. No A5465 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
Elements of 1st Marine Division advance after successfully overcoming an enemy ambush.
HDQTRS. No A5466 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
Marines of Dog Company, 7th Marines, warm their rations and themselves beside a fire before advancing west of Chosin Reservoir.
HDQTRS. No A4870 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Cpl Peter K. McDonald
1st Marine Regiment, on supply and withdrawal route of 5th and 7th Marines, had to repel repeated attacks by Chinese communists.
HDQTRS. No A4868 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Cpl W.T. Wolfe
Wounded Marines of the 5th and 7th Regiments find rescue at hand, as do British Royal Marines and Republic of Korea troops.
HDQTRS. No A4913 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Cpl Peter W. McDonald
Marines fought back fifteen miles through Chinese hordes, where they organized for the epic 40-mile fight down mountain trails to the sea.
HDQTRS. No A4852 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
 
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