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Nesta Bass, part of the Queen Alexandria’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, sits on top of a tank in Korea.

Nesta Bass, part of the Queen Alexandria’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, sits on top of a tank in Korea.

American Marines race past a dead enemy soldier in Korea, September 1950.

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American Marines race past a dead enemy soldier in Korea, September 1950.

This bridge didn't stand up the weight of the U.S. Sherman tank

This bridge didn't stand up the weight of the U.S. Sherman tank

USS Valley Forge: Crewmen use flight deck tractors with power brooms to sweep snow from the carrier's flight deck, during operations off Korea, circa early 1951. Photo is dated 8 May 1951, but Valley Forge ended her second Korean War deployment in late March of that year.

USS Valley Forge: Crewmen use flight deck tractors with power brooms to sweep snow from the carrier's flight deck, during operations off Korea, circa early 1951. Photo is dated 8 May 1951, but Valley Forge ended her second Korean War deployment in late March of that year.

g431289 | 80-G-431289. Vought F4U-4 "Corsair" (Bureau No. 81… | Flickr

g431289 | 80-G-431289. Vought F4U-4 "Corsair" (Bureau No. 81… | Flickr

08 I found this image from the Korean War at  http://www.koreanwaronline.com/history/Appleman/Frames/SC349306.htm along with a brief story.  I wonder what Sgt. Herbert was thinking as he looked upon the lifeless body of this dead communist soldier.  Did he feel a victor?  A conqueror, defending a nation, an ideal?  Did he feel at peace?  Or does he wonder when someone will be standing over his body, contemplating these very things?

08 I found this image from the Korean War at http://www.koreanwaronline.com/history/Appleman/Frames/SC349306.htm along with a brief story. I wonder what Sgt. Herbert was thinking as he looked upon the lifeless body of this dead communist soldier. Did he feel a victor? A conqueror, defending a nation, an ideal? Did he feel at peace? Or does he wonder when someone will be standing over his body, contemplating these very things?

korean war  | ... million civilians were killed during the 3 years of the Korean War

korean war | ... million civilians were killed during the 3 years of the Korean War

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