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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Turkish troops in Korea, 1953

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: September 5, 2020

Frank Praytor ©Stars and Stripes
Korea, May, 1953: Tired Turkish infantrymen, resting in a rear area after two days of bitter fighting, still manage to smile for the camera in a photo taken after the Battle of the Nevada Complex in what is now North Korea. The Turkish troops held out against an all-night Communist onslaught until ordered to withdraw from their outposts.
 

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