Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Off the Hill

Marines carry a man in a litter through the snow
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Hugh Cabot; C. 1951; Framed Dimensions 25H X 31W
Accession #: 88-187-AR
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In the mountainous regions of Korea where the going has been tough, many a combat Marine owes his life to the men who took him off the hill the Korean Service Corps. All civilians, many of them old men, many of them young boys, they work for meager salaries doing such thankless jobs as carrying litters, running supplies, digging forward aid bunkers and laying barbed wire at night.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • Korean Conflict 1950-1954
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