Edition:
India
Pictures | Thu Jun 7, 2018 | 9:55pm IST

The Korean War

U.S. Army personnel of Companies A and K, 35th Infantry Regiment, watch the Communist-held area as U.N. forces bombard the vicinity with white phosphorous shells, February 1, 1951.

REUTERS/U.S. Army Signal Corps Collection via National Archives

U.S. Army personnel of Companies A and K, 35th Infantry Regiment, watch the Communist-held area as U.N. forces bombard the vicinity with white phosphorous shells, February 1, 1951. REUTERS/U.S. Army Signal Corps Collection via National Archives

U.S. Army personnel of Companies A and K, 35th Infantry Regiment, watch the Communist-held area as U.N. forces bombard the vicinity with white phosphorous shells, February 1, 1951. REUTERS/U.S. Army Signal Corps Collection via National Archives
Close
1 / 20
Amphibious ships at anchor in Wonsan's outer harbor during the landing of the First Marine Division, October 26, 1950. 


REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Amphibious ships at anchor in Wonsan's outer harbor during the landing of the First Marine Division, October 26, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Amphibious ships at anchor in Wonsan's outer harbor during the landing of the First Marine Division, October 26, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
2 / 20
U.S. Marines engage in street fighting during the liberation of Seoul, September 1950. 


REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

U.S. Marines engage in street fighting during the liberation of Seoul, September 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

U.S. Marines engage in street fighting during the liberation of Seoul, September 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives
Close
3 / 20
First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez of the U.S. Marine Corps leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach as the second assault wave lands on Inchon, September 15, 1950. Lt. Lopez was killed in action a few minutes later while assaulting a North Korean bunker.  

 REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez of the U.S. Marine Corps leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach as the second assault wave lands on Inchon, September 15, 1950. Lt. Lopez was...more

First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez of the U.S. Marine Corps leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach as the second assault wave lands on Inchon, September 15, 1950. Lt. Lopez was killed in action a few minutes later while assaulting a North Korean bunker. REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives
Close
4 / 20
Republic of Korea minesweeper YMS-516 is blown up by a magnetic mine during sweeping operations west of Kalma Pando, Wonsan harbor, October 18, 1950. 

REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Republic of Korea minesweeper YMS-516 is blown up by a magnetic mine during sweeping operations west of Kalma Pando, Wonsan harbor, October 18, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Republic of Korea minesweeper YMS-516 is blown up by a magnetic mine during sweeping operations west of Kalma Pando, Wonsan harbor, October 18, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
5 / 20
A U.S. Marine guards two captured enemy soldiers on board a transport vehicle, probably en route from Hungnam to Pusan, December 1950.


REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

A U.S. Marine guards two captured enemy soldiers on board a transport vehicle, probably en route from Hungnam to Pusan, December 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

A U.S. Marine guards two captured enemy soldiers on board a transport vehicle, probably en route from Hungnam to Pusan, December 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
6 / 20
A grief-stricken U.S. infantryman whose buddy was killed in action is comforted by another soldier in an undisclosed location, August 28, 1950. 

REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives

A grief-stricken U.S. infantryman whose buddy was killed in action is comforted by another soldier in an undisclosed location, August 28, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives

A grief-stricken U.S. infantryman whose buddy was killed in action is comforted by another soldier in an undisclosed location, August 28, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives
Close
7 / 20
A U.S. Marine on the central Korean front in a photo from late 1950 or early 1951. 


REUTERS/Cpl. W.T. Wolfe/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

A U.S. Marine on the central Korean front in a photo from late 1950 or early 1951. REUTERS/Cpl. W.T. Wolfe/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

A U.S. Marine on the central Korean front in a photo from late 1950 or early 1951. REUTERS/Cpl. W.T. Wolfe/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives
Close
8 / 20
Smoke rises over Hungnam's port area, as facilties and remaining U.N. supplies are demolished by explosives on the final day of evacuation operations, December 24, 1950. 

REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Smoke rises over Hungnam's port area, as facilties and remaining U.N. supplies are demolished by explosives on the final day of evacuation operations, December 24, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Smoke rises over Hungnam's port area, as facilties and remaining U.N. supplies are demolished by explosives on the final day of evacuation operations, December 24, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
9 / 20
A South Korean refugee holds her belongings as she flees from Pohang, August 1950. 


REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives

A South Korean refugee holds her belongings as she flees from Pohang, August 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives

A South Korean refugee holds her belongings as she flees from Pohang, August 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives
Close
10 / 20
A torpedo attack on a bridge over the Yalu River, November 1950. 


REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives/Handout

A torpedo attack on a bridge over the Yalu River, November 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives/Handout

A torpedo attack on a bridge over the Yalu River, November 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives/Handout
Close
11 / 20
U.S. Navy Corpsmen help carry a wounded soldier from a Marine Corps helicopter in the vicinity of Seoul, October 3, 1950.


REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

U.S. Navy Corpsmen help carry a wounded soldier from a Marine Corps helicopter in the vicinity of Seoul, October 3, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

U.S. Navy Corpsmen help carry a wounded soldier from a Marine Corps helicopter in the vicinity of Seoul, October 3, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives
Close
12 / 20
LSTs unload men and equipment the day after the initial landings on Inchon's Red Beach, September 16, 1950. 

REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

LSTs unload men and equipment the day after the initial landings on Inchon's Red Beach, September 16, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

LSTs unload men and equipment the day after the initial landings on Inchon's Red Beach, September 16, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
13 / 20
U.S. Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, try to contact the temporarily cut-off Fox Company to permit the 5th and 7th Marines to withdraw from the Yudam-ni area during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, November 27, 1950. 


REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives

U.S. Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, try to contact the temporarily cut-off Fox Company to permit the 5th and 7th Marines to withdraw from the Yudam-ni area during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, November 27, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S....more

U.S. Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, try to contact the temporarily cut-off Fox Company to permit the 5th and 7th Marines to withdraw from the Yudam-ni area during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, November 27, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph via National Archives
Close
14 / 20
Port facilities at Inchon are destroyed as U.N. forces evacuate the city in the face of the Chinese Communist advance, January 4, 1951. 

REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Port facilities at Inchon are destroyed as U.N. forces evacuate the city in the face of the Chinese Communist advance, January 4, 1951. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Port facilities at Inchon are destroyed as U.N. forces evacuate the city in the face of the Chinese Communist advance, January 4, 1951. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
15 / 20
Refugees walk along a road leading south after receiving evacuation orders from the South Korean army near the city of Pohang, August 12, 1950.  


 REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives

Refugees walk along a road leading south after receiving evacuation orders from the South Korean army near the city of Pohang, August 12, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives

Refugees walk along a road leading south after receiving evacuation orders from the South Korean army near the city of Pohang, August 12, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Army Photograph via National Archives
Close
16 / 20
Some of the 14,000 Korean refugees on board the SS Meredith Victory following the evacuation of Hungnam, December 1950. 

 REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Some of the 14,000 Korean refugees on board the SS Meredith Victory following the evacuation of Hungnam, December 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Some of the 14,000 Korean refugees on board the SS Meredith Victory following the evacuation of Hungnam, December 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
17 / 20
Hundreds of fuel drums await evacuation on the Hungnam docks, December 14, 1950. This view looks across the inner harbour from Blue Beach.


REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Hundreds of fuel drums await evacuation on the Hungnam docks, December 14, 1950. This view looks across the inner harbour from Blue Beach. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

Hundreds of fuel drums await evacuation on the Hungnam docks, December 14, 1950. This view looks across the inner harbour from Blue Beach. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
18 / 20
A torpedo attack on the Hwachon Reservoir dam by Attack Squadron 195 from the USS Princeton, May 1, 1951. 


REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

A torpedo attack on the Hwachon Reservoir dam by Attack Squadron 195 from the USS Princeton, May 1, 1951. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

A torpedo attack on the Hwachon Reservoir dam by Attack Squadron 195 from the USS Princeton, May 1, 1951. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
19 / 20
LCVPs from the USS Union circle in the transport area off Inchon before going to the line of departure on the first day of landings, September 15, 1950. 

 REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

LCVPs from the USS Union circle in the transport area off Inchon before going to the line of departure on the first day of landings, September 15, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives

LCVPs from the USS Union circle in the transport area off Inchon before going to the line of departure on the first day of landings, September 15, 1950. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph via National Archives
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Fans cheer Rajinikanth's 'Kaala'

Fans of Rajinikanth celebrate the release of his new movie "Kaala".

07 Jun 2018

Jordanians protest tax hikes

Jordanians take to the streets over IMF-backed reforms aimed to reduce Jordanss large public debt.

07 Jun 2018

Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

Guatemalan authorities warned that the Fuego volcano was showing signs of greater activity as the death toll from a devastating eruption at the weekend climbed...

06 Jun 2018

Polluted India

A look at the pollution level across India.

06 Jun 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

India this week

India this week

Best of India in pictures this week.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

Caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

Border patrol agents apprehend migrants caught illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

Canada becomes the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis.

Harry and Meghan's first overseas tour

Harry and Meghan's first overseas tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex embark on their first overseas tour as a married couple, visiting Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands of Tonga and Fiji.

Hindu hardliners defy court order to stop women entering temple

Hindu hardliners defy court order to stop women entering temple

Conservative Hindu groups block women from entering an Indian hill temple in defiance of a top court ruling that says banning them is illegal.

The Navratri festival in India

The Navratri festival in India

The nine-day long festival that culminates on the tenth day and observed as Dussehra and Vijaya Dashmi, celebrating the victory of good over evil.

'March of the Migrant' heads north

'March of the Migrant' heads north

Several thousand migrants, including families and women carrying babies, have joined a caravan heading to the United States from Honduras.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast