Troops fight in The Battle of Inchon

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Troops fight in The Battle of Inchon - TWO THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER...
TWO THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 19. 1950. BEACH TIDES: tilth. 11:11 .m-: 11:41 PA lew. t:5l am.; T;t .s :-U"-i 41 matt. -d A 7 t- i. .. :".!- ! . k :k ' r O .1 omooinas MARINES, MacARTHUR AND INVASION Marines acramble down a landing net with heavy battle equipment loads, (left) ready to swarm ashore mi Wolmr Island and the port of Inchon. In the center. Gen. Douglas MacArthur watches and directs the amphibious operation from the bridge of his command ship. With the Far East supreme commander are (left) Brig. Gen. Courtney Whitney, chief of government section, GHQ, and others ef MaeArthur's staff. At right, leather-necks are shown in a heavily loaded alligator (amphibious tank) as the churning craft passes control boats and heads for the beach at Wolmi island, off Inchon. Navy guns and carrier planes had hammered Korea Communist defenses for two days before the invasion, and Wolmi island waa reported out of sight under clouds of smoke and dust. Marines went In IS minutes after the barrage stopped en Wolmi bland. AU landing operations were carried out tn perfect coordination, observers reported. At last reports, V. S. troops were in the outskirts of Seoul. (EXP photos by Irwin Tress.) ,

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  1. The Honolulu Advertiser,
  2. 19 Sep 1950, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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