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While assigned to Korea Don was with Company "A", 160th Inf Regt. He was there in 1952-53.
Troopship Gen W A MANN with a load of 40th Inf Div troops underway for Japan 1952.
Another photo of Gen W A MANN going under Golden Gate Bridge.
Taking hot chow to the top of Heartbreak Ridge. Left-right: Don Sadecki, Vic Miranda and Roy Bumgardner.
The chopper is taking 2 wounded 160th Regt troops to the hospital.
A little horse play. He really didn't tell the 1st Sgt he was full of s-it and to kiss his -ss.
Field training during basic at Ft. Ord.
A little bit of guard duty to pass the time.
On the main deck with equipment bound for Korea.
Just loafing around. Never anything to do aboard ship.
Another picture of a battalion inspection
One of many battalion inspections
Sunday mass with the hood of a jeep used as the altar.
A mamasan doing her laundry with her babysan in the local village.
Taking the harvest to the market place.
Two sisters with their big brother.
In front of the kitchen directly below Heartbreak Ridge. Don is in the middle, second from left.
Setting up the kitchen in the Kumwha area.
Giving a C ration cocoa bar to this little tyke. The kids loved them.
Bunker party-Able Company style.
Chinese motar hit truck in front of Mess Hall. missed killing driver by 10 seconds.
(Blocking position) Bloody Ridge-next to Heartbreak Ridge.
Showing off the new nylon bullet proof vest.
Heartbreak Lodge. Golf course is located someplace in the rear.
Home made bathtub,
made from a 55 gal drum. Easy living. Cleanliness is next to Godliness.
Arming shells (note the wrench) Guy on right is carring powder.
Shelling North Korean targets
Shelling North Korean targets.