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All of the photos on this page came from the book "KOREAN VIGNETTES: Faces of War" Arthur W.Wilson is the Editor/Author and Norman Strickbine the Photographer.Both Mr.Wilson and Mr.Strickbine were in the battle at Chosin Reservoir .The battle lasted for 17 days. From november 27, 1950 thru December 13,1950. All the photos on this page were taken right before,during or right after this period.

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Lt Edwin Pelosky. Co B, 13th Eng. 7th Inf Div. At a blocking position north of Tanyang Pass
Photographer: Norman Strickbine

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Forward observers call in a fire mission north of Tanyang
Photographer: Norman Strickbine

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A battle every step of the way. Marines fight to keep the MSR open. Chosin Campaign
National Archives

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"Hospitality room" at an MP traffic control point in northern NE Korea. A chance to thaw out the frozen buns.
Photographer: Norman Strickbine

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Enemy prisoners on their way south.
Photographer: Ray "Boot" Boylan

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Battleground area-east shore of Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Able Battery 57th FA, after guns were retaken east shore Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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57th FA manhandles gun to fire new azimuth as Chinese attack from all points of the compass-east shore Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Battle action-east shore Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Battle at the inlet-east shore Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Death and debris are everywhere-Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Besieged GI's await the next Chinese attack Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Then the crap hit the fan and it became deadly serious.
Photographer: Ray "Boot" Boylan

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Low on ammo,one gun still firing on azimuth of main attack.Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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Thawing out frozen body parts while awaiting the next Chinese onslaught
Ivan Long Collection

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With the inlet at their backs, GI's prepare for another night of combat. Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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With further resistance useless, GI's prepare to break out of the trap. Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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The only escape route left to the "few" survivors was across the ice of the reservoir.
Ivan Long Collection

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C-47 crashes while dropping supplies to troops near the Yalu River
Photographer: Norman Strickbine

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Action at the inlet on the east shore- Chosin Reservoir
Ivan Long Collection

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