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Communist chorale, 1953

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 12, 2018

Frank Praytor ©Stars and Stripes
Panmunjom, Korea, April, 1953: North Korean and Chinese soldiers sing for international reporters during a break in the construction of a highway to be used in an exchange of prisoners between Communist and United Nations forces. A story about the bilateral building project noted that while the Communists went about their work with picks and shovels, the allies had "three bulldozers, a power shovel, and scores of five-ton trucks" at their disposal.

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