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Korean War 1950-1953

Pictures of the Korean War: Korean War photos

The Korean War was between the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, spanning through June 25, 1950 through July 27, 1953 before resulting in two divided territories, South Korea and North Korea. The Korean War ... Show More

Categories: War and unrest, General news; Location: South Korea, SOUTH KOREA, North Korea
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Unforgotten War
FILE - In this August 1950 file photo, U.S. Marines advance up a ridge in South Korea. The war that began in Korea 60 years ago, on June 25, 1950, a ghastly conflict that killed millions and left the peninsula in ruins, became "The Forgotten War" in many American minds. (AP Photo/Max Desfor, File)

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KOREAN WAR CASUALTIES
An American infantryman, his buddy killed in action in the Korean War, weeps on the shoulder of another GI somewhere in Korea, Aug. 28, 1950. Meanwhile, a corpsman, left, goes about the business of filling out casualty tags. No identifications available. (AP Photo/Department of Defense/Al Chang)

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Americans in Korea
These eight Americans were besieged in the Presbyterian Mission Compound at Sunchon, North Korea on Oct. 20-21, 1948 during Communist occupation of the town. They defied the insurgent forces by rising over the compound this flag made from feed sacks and shirts. Seated from left to right are: Lt. Stewart Greenbaum, Los Angeles; and Lt. Gordon D. Mohr, Sanish, N.D., advisors to the Korean Regiment at Yosu which began the rebellion. Standing from left to right are: Dr. John C. Crane, Gulfport, Miss.; head of the Mission; T. E. Boyer, Richmond, Va., a mission worker; Miss Janet Crane, Yazoo, Miss., Dr. Crane’s sister, Miss Meta Biggar, Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. Crane. Miss Miller, Miss Crane and Miss Biggar teach in the mission school. (AP Photo/T. Lambert)

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Gen. MacArthur giving his welcome speech at the inauguration ceremony of the Republic of Korea, August 14, 1948. (AP Photo)

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Korean War
This Korean Army railway mount with 50 caliber machine gun preceded Jessup party?s gasoline railway car from Uijungbu, 22 miles North of Seoul, to border on Jan. 15, 1950. (AP Photo)

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Korean War
A view from a South Korean front line lookout post along the 38th parallel, on the immediate left is South Korea on June 8, 1950. Communists control the territory in right background and the valley which follows a winding course in the center distance. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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KOREAN WAR U.S. LAND AT POHANG
Troops of the First U.S. Cavalry Division land ashore at Pohang on the east coast of Korea on July 19, 1950 during the Korean War. This is the first combat amphibious operation since World War II. The force was unopposed and moved inland quickly. (AP Photo)

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President Harry Truman Speaking
President Harry Truman, speaking before the annual convention of the American Newspaper Guild in Washington June 28, 1950, expressed hope that the U.S., challenge in Korea to the onward march of communism will mean “peace in the world.” “We must and we shall give every possible assistance to people who are determined to maintain their independence.” He said. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

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North Korea: Korean War: Korean People's Army
In this undated photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, distributed by Korea News Service, North Korean combatants plunge together with the tank unit in Seoul during the Korean War. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP Images)

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North Korea: Korean War
In this undated photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, distributed by Korea News Service, American combatants captured during the Korean War. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP Images)

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Korean War
A wounded American soldier is carried to an awaiting plane for evacuation from an unidentified South Korean city on July 5, 1950. The plane was the first to land at this particular location. (AP Photo/Charles P. Gorry)

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Unforgotten War
** TO GO WITH COREA GUERRA ** FILE - In August 1950 file photo, U.S. Marines help a wounded buddy on the Naktong River front in South Korea. The war that began in Korea 60 years ago, on June 25, 1950, a ghastly conflict that killed millions and left the peninsula in ruins, became "The Forgotten War" in many American minds. (AP Photo/Max Desfor, file)

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Korean War U.S. Troops Dead
The body of the first dead American soldier to arrive from the front line battle area lies on a stretcher at a railroad station somewhere in South Korea on July 9, 1950. A wounded soldier lies on a stretcher in background. Neither soldier is identified. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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Korean War
One of four American soldiers of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Division, Company, unknown, found midway between the forward observation post and the actual front line on July 10, 1950. The cameraman?s caption states that the men were probably captured the night of 9th July, and then shot. Most of them were shot thru the head with their hands tied behind their backs. Along with them was a variety of Equipment burned and destroyed. The body of one of the four men lying on a bed of rocks along a dirt road. (AP Photo)

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Korean War
A South Korean military policeman marches a North Korean prisoner of war to a stockade somewhere in South Korea on July 21, 1950. (AP Photo)

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Korean War
A 155mm howitzer crew lets go with its weapon somewhere in Korea on July 29, 1950. (AP Photo)

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Korean War
U.S. Marines cover wounded North Korean soldier as he hoists himself to stretcher in the Naktong River sector of the Korean front on August 22, 1950. The captive was flushed out of a nearby rice paddy, still clutching his automatic weapons. A search of his clothing disclosed an American watch, lighter and other items apparently taken from a dead U.S. soldier. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)

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Grenade at enemy sniper
A US 25th Div. Inf. gets set to heave a grenade at enemy sniper hidden in a village 20 miles north Taegu on Naktong River front in Korea on August 29, 1950. (AP Photo)

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Korean War African American Soldiers
Unidentified GIs apparently resigned to the doubtful rhythm of a Korean band and tiny local hostesses, shuffle around the floor of the Metropolitan Dance Hall in Pusan August 30, 1950. Admission, open to all United Nations Forces, is 3,000 won ($1.65) which pays for dancing partners, two bottles of cider and one of Korean wine. (AP Photo/Max Desfor )

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Korean War
Stuck into the ground beside their ever ready rifles, this little American flag flies over resting Marines near the front in Korea on Sept. 15, 1950. Pfc. Valente U. Yruegas of San Antonio, Texas, (kneeling) and Pfc. Billy J. Lowery of Glendale, Arizona (propped on elbow), stay awake to watch over sleeping buddies. (AP Photo)

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