Photo #: NH 97137
"Period of Tenseness on the Front"
"Silhouetted against the late afternoon Korean sky, Marine PFC Wm. E. Lunsford, ..., scans suspected Communist ground for signs of enemy activity. Cease fire rumours do not slow down the U.S. Marines in their relentless drive to secure bloody 'Punch Bowl' Valley in Korea."
Photograph and caption released by Commander Naval Forces, Far East, under date of 2 July 1951.
Note tripod-mounted camera in the background, binoculars and M1 rifle.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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22 November 1999