Korean War

Huge official Korean War Photograph of a U.S. Navy Lieutenant's Briefing of Underwater Demolitions Team "Frogmen" at Wonsan beach, North Korea

Original First Generation Photograph by U.S. Navy Photographer C.K. Rose of Combat Photo Unit 2. Black and white, 21.75" x 17.75." Minor flaws at edges. Fine condition. 

Stamped on verso, in part, "Official United States Navy Photograph." Affixed on verso is a mimeographed sheet, 4.25" x 5.25", with purple typed caption: "CPU-2 26 Oct. 1950 / Rose, C.K. / Korea / USN 42149 26 Oct. 1950 / Lt. Dan F. Chandler, USN of / Bonne Terre, Mo., briefs under- / water demolitions team at / Wonsan beach, where North / Korea mine field was destroyed. / Rel. 2 Nov. 1950 / OFFICIAL NAVY PHOTO RELEASED BY / DEPT OF DEFENSE" 

Wonsan is a port city located in North Korea, on the westernmost shore of the Sea of Japan. The city was under continuous siege and bombardment by the U.S. Navy from March 1951 until July 27, 1953, making it the longest siege in modern American naval history.


Item: 59562

Price: $400.00
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