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NH 96991 Defense of the Pusan Perimeter, 1950

Photo #: NH 96991  Defense of the Pusan Perimeter, 1950
Title: Defense of the Pusan Perimeter, 1950
Description: PFC Harold R. Bates and PFC Richard N. Martin rest atop the third objective that U.S. Marines seized overlooking the Naktong River, South Korea, 19 August 1950. Photographed by Sgt. Frank C. Kerr, USMC. Note: Canteen in use, M1 Rifle carried by one Marine and M1 carbine with fixed bayonet carried by the other, who has a bayonet scabbard attached to his leg. Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, from the All Hands collection at the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 96991
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