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An American soldier with a Russian Degtaryov DP-27 light machine gun. Note the grenade launching adapter on the M1 carbine he is carrying.

US soldier sits on a destroyed Chinese bunker during the Korean War. Lies next to light machine gun, anti-tank grenade. In his hand was a carbine with a nozzle for rifle grenades

Korean War Army Chaplin prays over executed American soldiers, Korea, 08-22-50. Courtesy Everett/CSU Archives

Korean War Army Chaplin Prays Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Korean War Army Chaplin prays over executed American soldiers, Korea, Courtesy Everett/CSU Archives. US Army massacre of Ist Cavalry div. platoon level at Wagwan after landing Yong-duk,S.

Image SC376124 - KOREAN CONFLICT

The Korean War: An Overview: A Stalemate Ensues: July 1953

An American soldier stands over a dead Communist soldier during the Korean War. (NARA)

An American soldier stands over a dead Communist soldier during the Korean War.

Historical Military Uniforms from the last 1,000 years

Historical Military Uniforms from the last 1,000 years

British Historical Military Uniforms from the last years

Korean War American soldiers in the trenches, Korea, 1950. Courtesy Everett/CSU Archives

Korean War American soldiers in the trenches, Korea, Courtesy Everett/CSU Archives

A grief-stricken American infantryman whose buddy had just been killed is comforted by a fellow comrade (1950), Korea

Heartwarming Moments of History When Humans Chose Compassion Over Violence

Advancing Past Enemy Corpse, Korean War, 1950 | LIFE in the Korean War: Classic Photos by David Douglas Duncan | LIFE.com

David Douglas Duncan—Life Magazine American Marines race past a dead enemy soldier in Korea, September 1950

American Browning .50 caliber machine gun crew in action, Italy (photo)

American Browning caliber machine gun crew in action, Italy WWII

Korean War / Executed American POW / This young man was someone's son!  This young man had a right to more than this!!

Korean War / Executed American POW / This young man was someone's son! This young man had a right to more than this! This so so terribly heart breaking.

A machine gun crew fires at fleeing Communist-led North Korean targets during heavy street fighting in the captured city of Waegwan. L-r: Pfc. Austin Dela Cruz of Honolulu; Cpl. William Purdy; Pfc. Alexander Domingo of Honolulu; and platoon leader Sgt. Robert I. Muramoto of Honolulu, T.H.  21 September 1950.  Korea.

A machine gun crew fires at fleeing Communist-led North Korean targets during heavy street fighting in the captured city of Waegwan.

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 Photos of 1950

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A machine gun crew gives supporting fire to UN troops as they withdrew from Hill 412 south of the Imjin River after a fierce battle with Communist-led Chinese forces.

“The bodies of these murdered American soldiers were recovered as the UN forces pushed north out of the Pusan Perimeter. They were all killed while their hands were bound behind their backs.” (NARA) | The Korean War

The bodies of these murdered American soldiers were recovered as the UN forces pushed north out of the Pusan Perimeter. They were all killed while their hands were bound behind their backs.

Three soldiers (possibly the Battalion) of the Infantry Regiment, US Infantry Division breaking down the door of a house in the Belgian town of Stavelot in search of a German sniper.

1950, Korean War

This photo bears eerie similarities to the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.

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