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80-G-420836 Changsadong Raid, 15-19 September 1950

Photo #: 80-G-420836  Changsadong Raid, 15-19 September 1950
Title: Changsadong Raid, 15-19 September 1950
Description: Motor whaleboat alongside USS Helena (CA-75) on 19 September 1950, during efforts to save the broached Korean LST Munsan, visible in the center distance. A second Korean LST is at right, with USS Bolster (ARS-38) attempting to pull the stranded ship free. USS Doyle (DMS-34) is partially visible in the upper left. This situation resulted from an attempt to insert South Korean guerillas behind enemy lines north of Pohang. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-420836
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