Photo #: 80-G-421480
Wonsan Operation, October 1950
Vice Admiral C. Turner Joy, USN, Commander U.S. Naval Forces Far East (at left), is greeted at Wonsan airfield by Major General Field Harris, USMC, Commanding General of the First Marine Air Wing, 19 October 1950.
Elements of the Wing had arrived at Wonsan by air on 13-17 October. Flight operations were sustained by aerial resupply until the landing beaches were opened on 26 October.
Note MGen. Harris' shoulder holster and ammunition for a .38 caliber revolver.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 19 August 1999
Minor caption correction 17 January 2003