Marilyn Monroe with sailors at the USS Bennington Ship’s Dance at the Astor Hotel Ballroom in New York’s Times Square, March 31, 1955.
This is an original picture of Marilyn Monroe visiting soldiers during the Korean war taken by my grandpas friend.
Marines watching the bombardment of the beach where they are about to land, Inchon, South Korea, 1950.
Happy 97th, David Douglas Duncan.
The photographer lived through most of the 20th century, and is still alive well into the 21st. He remains, decades after he stopped covering armed conflicts, one of history’s preeminent war photographers. That he is so much more than a war photographer, though, is only one of the reasons we celebrate his birthday and his incomparably productive life. Continue reading here.
17th BW Gunners of the Fifth Air Force in Korea 1953
1950’s U.S. Army Field Cap
US Army Field Cotton O.D Trousers
1951 Korean War Combat Jacket