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KOREA - 1956-57

 
 

Shown here are photos I took while assigned first to Headquarters 8th US Army in Seoul and then to Company A, 3rd Engineer Bn. north of the Imjin River and finally to headquarters of the 3rd Engineer Bn. of 24th Infantry Division. Also there are a few photos taken during drives around Korea or flights to Pusan. Some of the photos are rather poor, but at least they provide an idea of conditions in Korea.

 
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The parade ground at Youngsan compound - Eighth Army Headquarters, Seoul Korea.

 
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The parade ground at Eighth Army Hqs.

 
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Parade ground at Eighth Army Hqs in Seoul

 
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The UN and Eighth Army Honor Guard in Seoul - The soldier saluting is from the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Note the Turkish soldier also in the composite platoon.

 
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Another view of the composite platoon of the UN and Eighth Army honor guard - note Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, Turkish and Ethiopian soldiers.

 
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The Eighth Army - UN command - honor guard at headquarters in Seoul.

 
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The Honor Guard, Headquarters, Eighth Army, Korea.

 
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The Eighth Army - UN - Honor Guard preparing for a parade at Youngsan in Seoul

 
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A section of the Honor Guard at UN headquarters

 
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A parade at Youngsan - Eighth Army Hqs in Seoul.

 
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BOQ in Seoul

 
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The BOQ at Eighth Army Headquarters in Seoul, Korea

 
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Hanging out the laundry at the BOQ in Seoul.

 
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BOQ at Eighth Army Hqs in Seoul

 
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Eighth Army Hqs at Yongson military reservation in Seoul

 
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US Eighth Army troops preparing for a parade at Youngsan, Seoul

 
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8th Army Commander, General I. D. White's, plane at K16

 
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Parade at Eighth Army Hqs

 
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Honor guard parade at 8th Army Headquarters - British contingent is Cameron Highlanders

 
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General I. D. White - Eighth Army Commander - taking review at Yongsan military reservation in Seoul

 
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Parade at Eighth Army - UN - Headquarters in Seoul

 
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Honor guard parade at 8th Army Headquarters - British contingent is Cameron Highlanders

 
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8th Army honor guard - American platoon

 
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8th Army Honor guard marching

 
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8th Army honor guard - Cameron Highlanders returning to barracks after parade

 
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8th Army headquarters - view from BOQ toward signal compound

 
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Officers' club in Seoul

 
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Officers' club in Seoul

 
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Main PX at Yongson - Seoul

 
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8th Army Engineer headquarters building in Seoul

 
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The Engineer section building at Eighth Army Headquarters, Youngon military reservation, Seoul.

 
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Yongsan 8th Army compound - entrance on main street

 
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Wall chart depicting a tour in Korea

 
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Camp Conner on edge of Seoul, Korea.

 
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Camp Conner and Seoul, Korea

 
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View looking south west - of the company compound, Co. A. 3rd Engineers, from hill above the NCO quarters - with mess hall in center of photo and company headquarters on small rise behind. The Imjin River is in the background

 
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Placing insulation on a new quonset hut in the A Company compound.

 
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The main 'street' of the compound of A Company, 3rd Engineers - view looking toward the officer's quarters at upper end of street, NCO quarters high on left and enlisted platoon quarters on both sides.

 
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View of compound of Company A, 3rd Engineers - view from hill above the officer's quarters with hot shower building in center foreground and its coal fed boiler in small building adjacent thereto. Two platoon enlisted barracks on left and NCO barracks on hill to right. Motor pool is at far end of the 'street'. Imjin River is in far background.

 
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Summer time view of the compound of Company A, 3rd Engineers - view from hill above the officer's quarters toward the Imjin River.

 
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The beginning of the construction of officer's quarters for Company A, 3rd Engineers.

 
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Winter comes to A company - view of the completed officer's quarters with its wood extension to the basic metal hut.

 
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The addition to the standard metal hut for Company A officers' quarters.

 
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The A Company commander (on left) and executive officer, leaving officer's quarters for another day's work.

 
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View of the compound of Company A, 3rd Engineers in winter. NCO barracks in foreground, one enlisted platoon barracks across the "street" and mess hall and company headquarters to the right - The Imjin River is frozen in background.

 
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The maintenance shed in the company motor pool area - the motor sergeant and mechanics could repair most everything on the spot.

 
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Our A Company welder was a master artisan who could fabricate most anything necessary thus precluding our having to send equipment out for repair at a maintenance depot.

 
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The platoon is working to repair a bulldozer near the new water point tower.

 
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More work needed to repair our bulldozer

 
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Moving dirt with bulldozer.

 
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Moving dirt - the daily occupation of our bulldozer - Company A, 3rd Engineer Battalion.

 
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Dirt is never in the right place - loading a platoon dump truck for fill needed on a road someplace.

 
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The bulldozer and truck shovel work together to load dirt into the company dump truck - Company A, 3rd Engineers - Korea

 
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Using truck mounted shovel to load dirt on dump truck.

 
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Another view of the bulldozer and truck mounted shovel loading dirt - this is at the division recreation center - note the baseball players near the dugout.

 
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Loading dirt on dump truck - 3rd Engineer Bn. Korea

 
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Instructing a new operator on the bulldozer.

 
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The two platoon lowboy drivers taking a break at motor stables in A Company motor pool.

 
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One of our 3rd Engineer Battalion truck mounted shovels slightly off the road.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers, Bill Drake at morning motor stables at company motor pool.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers, PFC Noles operating his bulldozer.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. The company welder connecting a valve to a water pipe for the water point.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. The platoon is working on the pipes for a new water point #3.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. A new water point #3 with pipe down to the Imjin River.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. The platoon is continuing to instal the pipes for a new water point - very tough going in frozen ground - but the pipe has to be laid deep under ground. Note the Korean laborers and also the barbed wire fence in background.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. working at water point #3

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. The platoon is working on pipes for a new water point - our company welder was an expert in his craft.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Finishing work on the pipeline to the Imjin - note the Korean laborer - we had many Koreans assigned to augment the platoon.

 
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A Company 3rd Engineer Bn. The platoon is working on the pipe to draw water from the Imjin River.

 
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Water Point #3 - built by Company A, 3rd Engineers

 
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Water Point #3, constructed by A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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A Compnay, 3rd Engineer Bn. Using a bulldozer to fill in earth around a very large culvert.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Using bulldozer to cover a large culvert with dirt.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. The platoon is preparing several small culverts for later emplacement along our section of the roads north of Imjin River.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. The platoon is unloading a new generator.

 
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Installing a new generator for the recreation center

 
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Using the bulldozer to shift some steel beams to be used as piles for a new bridge.

 
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Most piles are in place for another new bridge in the regimental area

 
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The ROK engineers constructing a new bridge for Route 14.

 
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Another completed bridge for the 24th Infantry Division.

 
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Another view of the new bridge completed by Company D, 3rd Engineers.

 
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The platoon lowboy driver is bringing a ponton to the raft site on the Imjin.

 
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Delivering a pontoon section to the company raft site on the Imjin. Pontoons are metal, open at top, but floats are rubberized, pneumatic balloon type shapes filled with compressed air.

 
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A Comany, 3rd Engineers, the commander, Capt. Heard, checking out the M4A2 raft the company is constructing on the Imjin River.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. A section of a raft build from pontoon bridge sections on Imjin river - this was to be an emergency evacuation means in case of sudden invasion- view is to the north.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Preparing a float for the raft made of float bridge components on Imjin River

 
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Using the crane from a wrecker truck to lift and move the pontoon for the raft.

 
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A Company 3rd Engineer Bn. - the commander, with back to camera, is checking out the assembled float bridge raft on the frozen Imjin River.

 
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Three A Company troops who just constructed the M4A2 raft on the Imjin River.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. troops checking out the power boat on the Imjin River - the river either is about to freeze or has just thawed.

 
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Checking out the company power boat on the Imjin River.

 
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The A Company troops are enjoying a break with the power boat on the Imjin River.

 
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The A Company troops are enjoying a swim and day with the power boat on the Imjin River.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. More recreaction with the company power boat on the Imjin River.

 
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A Company troops enjoying an outing on the Imjin River.

 
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A Compnay 3rd Engineer Bn. Bringing the power boat up to the pontoons company raft.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers having lunch in field near ball field.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers, having a meal in the field, Korea 1957.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers having lunch in field near ball field.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers at softball.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers taking break at softball game

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers enjoying a softball game.

 
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A Company,. 3rd Engineers at ball game.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. A few of the softball team members.

 
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Freedom Bridge over the Imjin River - former railroad bridge - it is on the main supply route and only remaining bridge directly between Seoul and North Korea. Guarded by 19th Infantry Regiment - its destruction in case of emergency from North Korean invasion was the mission of our platoon of the 3rd Engineer Company.

 
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View of Freedom Bridge over the Imjin River - looking north into North Korea - in background - note that only the section across the river remains intact.

 
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A view north toward Freedom Bridge just behind the trees on the right. The truss section in center is a remaining part of the destroyed section of the railroad bridge. We are using a bulldozer to clear snow to open the supply route.

 
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Here I am checking out the Freedom Bridge over the Imjin.

 
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DMZ sign

 
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Helicopter landing on the parade field we leveled for a review conducted for General Vittrup

 
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The massed colors pass in review for General Vittrup - 6th Tank Battalion, 24th Infantry Division - we worked for several days including nights to level this area for a parade ground.

 
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Review for General Vittrup, 24th Infantry Division, Korea

 
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Review for General Vittrup, 24th Infantry Division, Korea

 
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Review for General Vittrup, 24th Infantry Division, Korea

 
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General Vittrup greeting General I. D. White at the review.

 
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Review for General Vittrup, 24th Infantry Division, Korea.

 
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Review for General Vittrup, 24th Division, Korea.

 
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Review for General Vittrup, 24th Division, Korea.

 
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Aerial view of Hqs compound of the 3rd Engineer Bn. The officer's quarters are the three buildings at top of hill. Ammunition dump is at lower left - Company C is above it over the hill at left of photo with motor pool beyond.

 
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View from the officers' BOQ on hill above Hqs of 3rd Engineers and Company C.

 
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Motorized grader and other engineer road building equipment - 3rd Engineer Battalion - Korea

 
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Winter scene at newly constructed community center #3 compound in Korea.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Three of the platoon members visiting the PX at the Community Center #3.

 
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Headquarters compound of 19th Infantry Regiment north of Imjin River along the DMZ in Korea.

 
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Compound of 2nd Bn, 19th Infantry Regiment, north of Imjin River along the DMZ in Korea.

 
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19th Infantry Regiment bunker and trenches

 
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19th infantry Regiment - aerial view of one compound

 
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The regimental tank battalion at a wash point

 
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Entrance to bunker on Ring Block

 
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A ROK tank stuck in a gorge

 
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A visit to observation post Mazie, maintained by the 3rd Battalion of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, which Company A, 3rd Engineers supported along the DMZ north of the Imjin River in Korea.

 
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OP Mazie - view into DMZ and North Korea

 
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OP Mazie trenches next to the covered observation post in late winter

 
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OP Mazie - view of North Korea in winter

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Two of the platoon members at OP Mazie.

 
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Visiting OP Mazie for a view into North Korea.

 
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A Company visiting Observation Post, Mazie along the DMZ

 
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A Company visits Observation Post Mazie on the DMZ

 
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North Korea seen from Observation Post Mazie along the DMZ.

 
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A visit to Observation Post Mazie, waiting our turn to look through the telescope into North Korea.

 
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OP Mazie in main battle position of 19th Infantry Regiment

 
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Imjin River, view from OP Mazie

 
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A view of North Korea through the spotting telescope at the observation post.

 
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OP Cherry Herring

 
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OP Cherry Herring - the DMZ is beyond the hill

 
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OP Cherry Herring - view of North Korea positions through spotting scope

 
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The Libby Bridge over the Imjin River - the main life line of the 19th Infantry Regiment

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Libby Bridge over the Imjin River - a responsibility of Company A, 3rd Engineers.

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The Libby Bridge on the Imjin in winter

 
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Libby Bridge over the Imjin River, maintained by Company A, 3rd Engineers

 
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Imjin River, ice breaking in spring near Freedom Bridge

 
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Imgin River in fall

 
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Imjin River in winter

 
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Imgin River in summer

 
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Imgin River in winter

 
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Imjin River - sunset

 
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Imjin River - sunset

 
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Winter on the Imjin River, Korea,

 
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Imjin River view from hill north of river

 
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Bridge on Imjin River, winter 1956-57

 
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Mountains along Route 3

 
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Fields and hills

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. communications pole in winter

 
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Camp Casey - a new NCO Club under construction

 
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Camp Casey, new NCO club

 
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Camp Cassey, new NCO Club under construction

 
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Camp Casey, construction of a new NCO club

 
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The 44th MASH (hospital) in the distance near Hqs 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. asphalt plant - blurred photo

 
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Asphalt plant, 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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Compound of the 15th AAA across the Imjin River.

 
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Lts Cook and Maxie, 3rd Engineers, at Ring Block, Korea.

 
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Helicopter landing pad near DMZ in Korea.

 
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Helicopter landing pad near DMZ in Korea.

 
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Double Double Bailey Bridge on the upper Han tan River - double exposure also.

 
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An example of a long and large double Bailey Bridge constructed in northeast Korea on the upper course of the Han River. Seen during recon drive in that region.

 
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Another bridge constructed by Army engineers - note previous lower level bridge to left.

 
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A makeshift foot bridge replacing a destroyed road bridge.

 
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A makeshift foot bridge replacing a destroyed road bridge.

 
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Ditch digger machine from the 36th Engineer Group

 
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Community Center #3 viewed in the distance across the Imjin River, Korea

 
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A newly built theater at the Community Center #3.

 
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Lt. Joe Freese. Company A, 3rd Engineers at Community Center #3, Korea.

 
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Lt. Joe Freese on road outside Community Center #3

 
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Quartermaster area at Munsan in in winter

 
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A Quartermaster area near Munsan in, Korea

 
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24th Division quartermaster area under construction

 
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Headquarters of 24th Infantry Division north of Seoul Korea.

 
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Winter comes early and stays late along the river in Korea.

 
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Wonderful young Korean children in Seoul.

 
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Korean children in a small roadway store.

 
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Typical Korean village - note piles of firewood - the hills are seriously deforested due to collection of firewood.

 
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Korean civilian carrying typical load on street outside the US Army compound in Seoul.

 
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Koreans are raising a telephone pole next to a road.

 
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It is rice transplanting time a very laborious process.

 
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Korean soldier proud of his catch - but did he shoot it or buy it?

 
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Korean children by roadway near Suwon Korea.

 
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Jackson Compound, Uijongbu, Korea

 
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Camp Jackson, near Uijongbu

 
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Officer's Club at Camp Jackson compound

 
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Entrance gate to Camp St.' Barbara, near Uijongbu

 
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Near Uijongbu, Korea, typical village - power station in background

 
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A house in Uijongbu, Korea

 
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Uijongbu - new Korean house

 
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Uijongbu - Korean house

 
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Uijongbu street

 
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Inspecting a new power station.

 
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New power station

 
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Here I am stopped at the 38th Parallel in eastern Korea.

 
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Here I am with my driver as we drove around Korea in spare time - we had to drive far to the east of our regimental area to find a place where the US front line was north of the 38th Parallel.

 
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Two A company troops at the 38th Parallel

 
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Willard Noles and Van Valkenburgh - my drivers - at the 38th Parallel.

 
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George Baurer viewing the marker at the 38th Parallel in eastern Korea.

 
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Company A, troops visiting the 38th Parallel in Korea.

 
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A Company soldiers during a visit to Camp Saint Barbara, home of the Corps Artillery in Korea

 
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Bridge on route 13

 
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Koreans working on the main road north from Seoul through the mountain pass.

 
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Aerial view of a dam and lake in the moutains of eastern Korea.

 
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Amazing how the Korean men could carry such loads

 
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A Korean pile driver being set up - note the use of pipe for piles.

 
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Korea contractors using their pile driver at construction site

 
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Road repair, Korean style on a main road near Inchon.

 
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A series of culverts have been implaced and a temporary road built over them to provide a low level crossing which of course will be under water during the high rain season.

 
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Duk Su Palace, water clock and large bell

 
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Duk Su Palace grounds

 
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Duk Su Palace

 
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Duk Su Palace grounds

 
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Blue Room, Chon Duk Palace, Seoul, Korea

 
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Visitors to the Duk Su Palace, Seoul.

 
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Visitors to the Chon Duk Palace, Seoul

 
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Visiting the Chon Duk Palace, Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace grounds, Seoul.

 
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Visiting the Chon Duk Palace in Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace in Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace in Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace in Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace building

 
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Chon Duk Palace - main building - in Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace - main building, interior ceiling - in Seoul

 
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Chon Duk Palace grounds

 
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Chon Duk Palace, Throne Room

 
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Chon Duk Palace, Throne Room

 
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Chon Duk Palace, actresses

 
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Chon Duk Palace, actresses

 
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Chon Duk Palace, entrance gate

 
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Buddhist temple, exterior

 
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Statue in Buddhist temple

 
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Exterior of Buddhist Temple with Korean group

 
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Buddhist temple - close up of facade and overhang in Seoul

 
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Interesting statues found during drive around Korea.

 
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Another view of interesting statues

 
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Statues on a hill top

 
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Statues on a hill top

 
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Statues on a hill top

 
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A Korean funeral procession

 
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Korean funeral procession

 
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Chosen Hotel - Seoul

 
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Chosen Hotel - Seoul

 
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Chosen Hotel - Seoul

 
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The mountains in North Korea in back ground.

 
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Maryknoll Hospital under construction in Pusan, Korea

 
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Maryknoll Hospital under construction in Pusan, Korea

 
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Maryknoll Hospital under construction in Pusan, Korea

 
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Maryknoll Hospital under construction in Pusan, Korea

 
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ROK area at Pusan Korea.

 
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ROK tire and ordnance shop, Pusan. Korea

 
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ROK compound Pusan Korea.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. M-4 raft on Imjin River

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn, using power boat on Imjin River

 
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Chorwon Valley, wrecked railroad cars

 
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Chorwon Valley, wrecked railroad cars

 
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Chorwon Valley, wrecked railroad cars

 
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Chorwon Valley, now desolate

 
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Chorwon Valley, remains of a bunker

 
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Chorwon Dam, winter 56-57

 
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Ruined building in Chorwon valley

 
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Ruined building in Chorwon valley

 
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Ruined building in Chorwon valley, Jan. 1957

 
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Chorwon dam in winter view across snow covered rice paddies.

 
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Chorwon dam in summer view over rice paddies. This dam was far to the east of our regimental area, only reached during drive around Korea.

 
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Chorwon valley - ruined buildings

 
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Chorwon valley - ruined building

 
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Chorwon valley - road with remains of buildings

 
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Chorwon valley - ruined building

 
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Tong-go-ri village winter 1957

 
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Tong-go-ri village

 
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City hall, Chanchon, fall 1956

 
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Temporary bridge on Sam Chon River

 
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Double Bailey bridge on Han Tan River - Jan. 1957

 
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Eazy Block and rice paddy in winter

 
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Rice paddy in winter 1956-57

 
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Working in rice paddy

 
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Rice paddy

 
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Road past a stream and field

 
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Korea countryside - rice paddy and other crops

 
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Working in rice paddy

 
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Pukhan River in mountains

 
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Bridge over the Pukhan River in Korea.

 
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Puk Han River bridge

 
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Puk Han River

 
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Puk Han River - Koreans rafting timber - rail road tunnel along side the river

 
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Puk Han River, fall 1956

 
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Puk Han River, further north into mountains

 
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Puk Han river - dam

 
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Puk Han river - aerial view

 
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Puk Han river - dam

 
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Puk Han river - dam

 
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Puk Han river - dam

 
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Tunnel on Rt 15

 
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Men carrying loads of firewood on Rt 15

 
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Inchon, US Navy ship

 
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Inchon Harbor - near low tide - pipeline from a dredge sending dredbed material to shore

 
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Inchon harbor - Korean boats

 
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Inchon harbor at low tide

 
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Inchon harbor - view from Wolmi do island

 
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Inchon harbor at high tide

 
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U.S. post office on Wolmi Do island in Inchon harbor

 
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Inchon harbor

 
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Inchon town

 
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Inchon - commercial wharf

 
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Inchon - driving past wharf

 
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Inchon - driving past wharf

 
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Loading and unloading sacks of rice at Inchon harbor.

 
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U. S. Navy ship in Inchon harbor

 
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U. S. Navy ship with tugs in Inchon harbor

 
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C Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Piledriver for new bridge

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. company area north of Imjin river - heated shower room in foreground, motor pool at entrance to compound, Freedom bridge on horizon

 
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A company, 3rd Engineer Bn. - laying foundation for a new quonset hut.

 
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968 Field

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. completing roof of new quonset - sealing the joints

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. Air compressor drilling for explosives in preparation of new site for quonset hut.

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. Headquarters compound with 44th MASH on hill in background

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. Headquarters compound with 44th MASH on hill in background

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. headquarters compound view from officer's BOQ on hill

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. headquarters compound - officers' BOQ is on hill on right edge

 
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Guard Mount at Hqs. compound 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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Guard mount at Hqs. 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. BOQ hut on edge of him in battalion compound with rice paddies in background

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. laying pipelines in frozen earth for a new water point # 3.

 
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2nd Platoon, A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. preparing large culvert for E Co. 19th Infantry Regiment.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. -completed water point #3.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. exercising power boats on Imjin River - the boats are there for use in preparing rafts and floating bridge in case of evacuation.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. welder cutting pipe for water point.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. welder working on a different pipe at different location - another water point.

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. - Spc McPhersen and Jenkins watching Spc Tinkle, the companyu welder fabricating a dozer part

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. working on bull dozer at company quarry

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. View from near the officer's BOQ on top of highest hill in the battalion compound to avoid the rice paddies as seen below.

 
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Officer's club of 3rd Engineer Bn. next to BOQ on highest hill in the battalion compound

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. - loading a 2 1/2 dump truck with a truck mounted shovel

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. - loading fill from river with a clam shell and shovel

 
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43rd Engineer Bn - installing a generator at central power station using a 40 ton crane

 
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43rd Engineers, Clam shell at rock pile

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. Truck mounted shovel loading fill dirt

 
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A Company 3rd Engineer Bn. - loading dirt with truck mounted shovel

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineers, Truck mounted shovel loading fill dirt

 
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3rd Engineer Bn - Truck mounted shovel off road in ditch

 
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3rd Engineer Bn - Truck mounted shovel loading dirt

 
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43rd Engineers - Clam shell loading at rock pile

 
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D Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. - Ditch digger mounted on low boy at 3rd Engineer Hqs compound

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. - Unloading a large new generator at Bn. Hqs.

 
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A Co. 3rd Engineer Bn. - moving steel piles for a new bridge

 
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B Co. 3rd Engineer Bn. - Construction of new bridge

 
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3rd Engineer Bn. Korean contractors using their pile driver at new gym

 
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Imjin river near A company, 3rd Engineer Bn. compound

 
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View of Pusan town and harbor

 
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Street in Pusan

 
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Mountains with defensive roads north of Pusan

 
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Aerial view of Pusan city and harbor

 
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Aerial view of Pusan city and harbor

 
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Aerial view of Naktong River near Pusan

 
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Mountains north of Pusan

 
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Aerial view of mountains near Pusan with harbor in distance

 
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Pajuri village, near 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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Aerial view of Korean village

 
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Pajuri market - village near 3rd Engineer Bn.

 
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Culverts under temporary roadway

 
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Korean village - aerial view

 
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Korean village

 
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Washing clothes

 
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Laundry time

 
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Tong go ri village from the officers BOQ of 3rd Engineer Bn - located on highest point in headquarters compound

 
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Seoul - capitol building close to mountains north of city

 
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South gate of Seoul Korea.

 
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The main highway through the pass in mountain just north of Seoul

 
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Seoul - gate

 
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Seoul - street car

 
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Seoul - view showing how close the mountain range is to the north of the city

 
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Seoul - new building under construction

 
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Seoul - view over city from top of the 'Thousand stairs' park

 
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Seoul - new building on outskirts

 
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Seoul - building on outskirts of city

 
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Seoul - city street

 
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Seoul - another street scene

 
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Seoul - another street scene

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Seoul - new sub division

 
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Seoul - street scene

 
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Building at Kimpo airfield near Seoul

 
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Seoul, downtown with medieval city gate

 
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Street scene in Seoul, Korea

 
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Street scene in Seoul, Korea

 
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Seoul - village in suburbs

 
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School north of Seoul

 
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Seoul - outskirts

 
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A ruined building in Seoul Korea

 
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Route 1, north of Seoul, bridge construction

 
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Mountains north of Seoul

 
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Seoul, village in suburbs

 
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Seoul, with mountains close on north side

 
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Seoul, with mountains close on north side

 
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Seoul - Yongdon Po industrial area

 
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Seoul, downtown with Han River on horizon

 
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The Han River - Korea

 
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Bridge over Han Tan river

 
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Han Tan river with bridge in winter

 
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Han Tan River - Huachon Dam and Reservoir

 
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Fishing on the Han River near Seoul

 
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Fishing Han River during a major overflow flood

 
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Han River bridges close to side of Seoul - note the normal river level -note also the section of temporary repair

 
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Han River Bridges at normal river level

 
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Han river near Seoul - view of river bank at normal level

 
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Han river bridges as river begins to rise toward flood stage

 
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During monsoon season a huge flood on the Han River raises the water level many feet, almost overtopping the major bridge.

 
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The Han River bridges at Seoul in winter with ice skating - not the level of the river in comparison with the flood shown in other photos.

 
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Han river bridge on southern edge of Seoul during summer monsoon rain storm - note the river is up to the roadway, compare with photos of the river and bridge at normal time. It was necessary to load the upstream side of the road with piles of sandbags to prevent the power of the water from over turning the bridge.

 
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Buildings K-16 adjacent to the Han river bridge photo taken on the bridge during flood

 
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Buildings K-16 adjacent to the Han river bridge photo taken on the bridge during flood

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. testing power boat on Imjin River

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. truck mounted shovel loading dirt at recreation center

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. playing soft ball at recreation center

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. playing soft ball at recreation center

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. New Gym at Recreation center #3

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Recreation center #3 but what is going on?

 
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A Company, 3rd Engineer Bn. Recreation center #3, theater

 
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Korean parade in hopes for rain

 

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