. American soldiers are carried on the backs of other GI's from Heartbreak Ridge through the rain to an aid station just behind the front lines in South Korea during the Korean War. The 2nd Division GI's, wounded in an ambush as they came off the Ridge for a two-day rest, had spent two weeks in the line during the height of the bloody battle on the east central front. (AP Photo)
"Go ahead," I said bitterly. "Shoot me." I closed my eyes and heard the shots. Nothing hit me, and I opened my eyes. No one was there, but there were five straight bullet holes in the glass right next to my head.
TOP 1000 | An American soldier cradles a wounded Japanese boy and shelters him from the rain in an airplane cockpit during the Battle of Saipan while waiting to transport him to a field hospital, July 1944. Photo by Peter Stackpole. | History Photo 66
Globe Grows Darker as Sunshine Diminishes 10% to 37%;In some regions like Asia, the United States and Europe, the drop was even steeper. In Hong Kong, sunlight decreased 37 percent. THIS WAS ONE OF THE PURPOSES OF CHEM -TARILS_SINCE THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS