Photos from the Korean War

 Much of the Korean War was fought under less than ideal conditions, as is shown in this photo.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, record group 342. ARC Identifier 542210 / Local Identifier 342-AF-78460AC
This Chaplain, who is wounded himself, holds a memorial service for Marines on the snowy ground, Koto-ri, Korea, December 1950.  
 Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, record group127. ARC Identifier 532413 / Local Identifier 127-N-A5552
 January, 1952, ground crew work on this B-26 Night Intruder in a bad snow storm korea 1952. This plane was part of Operation Strangle.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 342. ARC Identifier 542255 / Local Identifier 342-AF-82607AC
 This freshly captured North Korean, is being held by U.S. Marines, and is still wearing his prisoner of war tag, Korea, September 1950. 
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 127. ARC Identifier 532398 / Local Identifier 127-N-A2122
 These two Marines man a machine gun, and are dug in for the night, 1950.
 Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, 

 These paratroopers of the 187th Regimental Combat Team, wait to board a C-46, so they can be dropped Somewhere in Korea, June 20, 1953.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 342. ARC Identifier 542268 / Local Identifier 342-AF-84143AC
 These paratroopers of the 187th Regimental Combat Team, ride in a C-119 "Flying Boxcar", as they approach the drop zone at Munsan-ni Korea, March 1951.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group ARC Identifier 542315 / Local Identifier 342-AF-117302AC
 315th Air Division drops paratroopers over enemy territory, March 1952, Korea.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 342. ARC Identifier 542316 / Local Identifier 342-AF-121729AC
 This POW arrives at Freedom Village, Korea, August 5, 1953. He was part of a UN POW exchange. (MUNSAN-ni, Korea)
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 342. ARC Identifier 542270 / Local Identifier 342-AF-84276AC
  This group of prisoners at a United Nations prison camp, at Pusan, contains both north korean and chinese communist prisoners, April 1951.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 306. ARC Identifier 541956 / Local Identifier 306-PS-51(7134)
Members of the 1st Marine Division are shown here, with captured Chinese Communist soldiers. March 2, 1951.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 127. ARC Identifier 532414 / Local Identifier 127-N-A6759
These North Korean POWs were part of a POW exchange, September 1953.
Photo: Courtesy of the National Archives, part of record group 342. ARC Identifier 542271 / Local Identifier 342-AF-84293AC  

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