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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

POW release in Korea, 1953

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 22, 2021

Frank Praytor ©Stars and Stripes
Korea, April, 1953: Allied service members who were just released from Communist captivity as part of the POW exchange known as "Operation Little Switch" are processed at Freedom Village at Munsan, The arm band on the man at right says "RAMP," which reportedly stood for "Recovered Allied Military Personnel."

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