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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
 
Inchon-Seoul
 
Marines come ashore at Inchon in amphibian tractor prepared to plant their flag in Seoul. It was furnished to them by Colonel Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, USMC.
HDQTRS. No A2659 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt M. Shutak
Marine Colonel Lewis B. Puller, right, who distinguished himself during the Inchon landing, studies the terrain before advancing to another enemy objective beyond Inchon.
HDQTRS. No A2662 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt M. Shutak
Marine tank crewmen prepare ammunition for their tanks on board ship enroute to the Inchon beachhead.
HDQTRS. No A2680 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
What the job is, where, why, and what you're going to do about it! Every squad of Marines is thoroughly briefed on its job before leaving ship for the Inchon-Seoul invasion.
HDQTRS. No A2681 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
Marine tank commander is waving Leathernecks to rear of his tank as it prepares to take out a point of resistance on Wolmi Island, gateway to Inchon.
HDQTRS. No A2719 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt Frank C. Kerr
Carrying scaling ladders heavy with firepower, U.S. Marines in landing craft head for the seawall at Inchon, Korea, afternoon of September 15, 1950.
HDQTRS. No A3189 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt W.W. Frank
Marines use scaling ladders to storm ashore at Inchon in an amphibious invasion, Sept. 15, 1950.
HDQTRS. No A3190 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt W.W. Frank
Marine tanks blast their way through enemy strong points near Seoul, so Leatherneck infantrymen can rush forward.
HDQTRS. No A3202 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt W.M. Compton
Second Platoon of "G" Company, U.S. Marines of 5th Regiment, clean snipers out of residential section of Seoul, capital of Korea.
HDQTRS. No A3367 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) GySgt Keating
U.S. Marine tank and men push through blazing, bullet-swept streets of Seoul to defeat die-hard communist defenders.
HDQTRS. No A3380 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Sgt John Babyak
 
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