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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

Western Front
 
Marine tank crosses a small stream on a foundation built on rock-filled straw bags.
HDQTRS. No A160918 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt Mosier
On the reverse slope of the front line position, Marines pass through the chow line for a hearty breakfast.
HDQTRS. No A162385 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) MSgt James F. Galloway
Corporal stands guard as a Staff Sergeant sets trip flares around a barbed-wire fence in Korea.
HDQTRS. No A163608 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt G.H. Amerine
Marines makes a frontline repair on a night firing mechanism knocked out by enemy fire the night before.
HDQTRS. No A174614 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt C.E. Pauling
Marines repair a tank on the MLR. The tank is from Company B, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division.
HDQTRS. No A174617 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt C.E. Pauling
Marine machine gunners of the First Marine Regiment fire on the enemy in Korea.
HDQTRS. No A161826 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt Jack A. Slockbower
Marine observers direct an air strike on Bunker Hill somewhere along the Korean battlefront.
HDQTRS. No A164200 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Unknown
Marines ready a howitzer to fire on the Korean battlefront.
HDQTRS. No A160300 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) SSgt Robert H. Mosier
Marine displays a piece of shrapnel that lodged in his armored vest during a patrol action in Korea.
HDQTRS. No A159996 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) Unknown
Marines of the 1st Marine Division stand by to fire their 3.5 rockets at the enemy on the front in Korea.
HDQTRS. No A161817 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (Marine Corps) TSgt Jack A. Slockbower
 
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