Category: korean war

K55 airstrip as seen from Hill 170, April, 195…

K55 airstrip as seen from Hill 170, April, 1953

398th AAA AW BN C Battery 40 mm emplacement. H…

398th AAA AW BN C Battery 40 mm emplacement. Hill 170 K55, Osan-ni, Korea. April, 1953.

F9F-5 from VF-24 on the carrier USS Oriskany, 1953.

F9F-5 from VF-24 on the carrier USS Oriskany, 1953.

American soldiers with a captured North Korean flag.

American soldiers with a captured North Korean flag.

RAAF Meteor F.8 A-77-570 undergoing maintenance at Kimpo air…

RAAF Meteor F.8 A-77-570 undergoing maintenance at Kimpo air base (K-14) during the Korean War.

No. 77 Squadron RAAF pilots and Meteor aircraft in Korea,1952.

No. 77 Squadron RAAF pilots and Meteor aircraft in Korea,1952.

Chinese soldiers cover Americans emerging from a cave to…

Chinese soldiers cover Americans emerging from a cave to surrender.

Chinese soldiers captured near Hwachon reservoir in central…

Chinese soldiers captured near Hwachon reservoir in central Korea await shipment at 24th Division headquarters.

American troops blasting Yongdok with their 105-mm howitzer….

American troops blasting Yongdok with their 105-mm howitzer. 23 July 1950. Yongdok, Korea.

Pershing medium tank M26 Lengh: 28.38 ft (8.65 m) Width: 11.52…

Pershing medium tank M26

Lengh: 28.38 ft (8.65 m)

Width: 11.52 ft. (3.51 m)

Height: 9.12 ft. (2.78 m)

Weight 46.3 US Short Tons (42,000 kg; 92,594)

Max Speed: 25 mph (40 km/h)

Max Range: 100 miles (161 km)

1 x 90mm main gun

1 x 12.7mm machine gun

1 x 7.62mm machine guns