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NH 96379 Liberation of Seoul, Korea, September 1950

Photo #: NH 96379  Liberation of Seoul, Korea, September 1950
Description: Senior U.S. commanders assembled for the formal ceremonies in which General of the Army Douglas MacArthur returned the Capital city to the Republic of Korea Government, 29 September 1950. Those present are (from left to right, facing camera): Major General Oliver P. Smith, USMC, Commanding General, First Marine Division; Major General David G. Barr, U.S. Army, Commanding General, Seventh Infantry Division; Brigadier General Thomas J. Cushman, USMC, commanding forward echelon, First Marine Air Wing, and Vice Admiral C. Turner Joy, USN, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Far East. Photographed by Sgt. Ed Barnum, USMC. U.S. Marine Corps Photograph in the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
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