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NH 97026 "A Marine bids farewell to his wife and two daughters as elements of the famed Second Marine Division leave for the West Coast"

Photo #: NH 97026 "A Marine bids farewell to his wife and two daughters as elements of the famed Second Marine Division leave for the West Coast"
Title: "A Marine bids farewell to his wife and two daughters as elements of the famed Second Marine Division leave for the West Coast"
Description: Photo #: NH 97026 A Marine bids farewell to his wife and two daughters as elements of the famed Second Marine Division leave for the West Coast. This photo was probably taken as part of the 2nd Marine Division was sent from the Atlantic Coast to California to help form the 7th Marine Regiment, circa August 1950. The 7th Marines subsequently were sent to Korea in time to take part in the liberation of Seoul late in September. Quoted sentence is from the original picture caption. The photograph was published in All Hands magazine's March 1951 issue. Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, from the All Hands collection at the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97026
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