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Richard Mills - Korean War

Richard Mills was a veteran of the Korean War, working in counter-intelligence while assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division in 1953. His duties included interrogation of 'line-crossers' (civilians fleeing south) and prisoners of war. Judge Mills also shares his reflections on the officers and men he served with, the North Korean and Chinese enemy, and Korean civilians.

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GI Bill

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The Korean War years

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USAR officer and Career Lawyer and Judge.

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Special Agent (S/A) Richard H. Mills, 3rd Counterintelligence Corps Detachment, 3rd Infantry Division, X Corps, 8th U.S. Army, on line, DMZ, Republic of Korea, 1953.

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Demilitarized Zone, Republic of Korea

When:

1953

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Narrator's photo

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3rd CIC Detachment, 3rd Infantry Division, Korea, 1953 (S/A Mills, 3rd from left, back row).

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Korea

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1953

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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S/A Mills in the Bachelor Officer Quarters (BOQ) tent, 3rd CIC Detachment.

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Unknown

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Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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S/A Mills, 3rd CIC Detachment Jeep.

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Narrator's photo

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Houseboy Jimmy, volleyball net, 3rd CIC Detachment.

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Narrator's photo

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Vice President Richard M. Nixon on inspection tour 1953, directly behind V.P. is Dr. Syngman Rhee, President of ROK.

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1953

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Narrator's photo

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President Syngman Rhee entering his automobile.

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Narrator's photo

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S/A Mills with pictures of his then girlfriend in Oklahoma.

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Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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CIC agents.

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Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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3rd CIC Detachment Compound near 3rd Infantry Div HQ, 1953.

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Unknown

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1953

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Narrator's photo

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Interpreters assigned to 3rd CIC Detachment.

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Unknown

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Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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Lt. Gen Hickey, CG, X Corps (left) and Gen. Mathew Ridgeway, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army (?), 1953, visit to DMZ.

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Dematerialized Zone, Korea

When:

1953

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Narrator's photo

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Capt. Richard H. Mills, USAR (far left), upon being admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, Washington D.C., 22 April 1963.

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Unknown

When:

April 22, 1963

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Brig Gen Richard H. Mills, Illinois Militia, appointed and commissioned with DOR, 15 Dec 1986.

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Unknown

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December 15, 1986

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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3rd CIC Detachment, 3rd Infantry Div, personnel meeting with Major John S.D. Eisenhower, Div G2 (tallest man standing), 1953.

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Unknown

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1953

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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S/A Mills, summer 1953.

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Unknown

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Summer of 1953

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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S/A Mills, fall 1953.

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Unknown

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Fall of 1953

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Narrator's photo

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Basic Training Company, 1st Platoon, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, fall 1952 (RHM, 2nd row, 3rd from left).

Where:

Ft. Leonard Wood, MO

When:

Fall of 1952

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Kim Sil Hui (Sil Hui Kim or George) houseboy, and Ou Byung Chull (Chull Charles Ou or Charlie) interpreter, for S/A Mills, 1953, Korea.

Where:

Korea

When:

1953

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Narrator's photo

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Young boys scavenging in trash dump, Korea.

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Korea

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Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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Young girl carrying her baby brother, Korea.

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Korea

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Unknown

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Narrator's photo

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Captain RHM, USAR, U.S. Supreme Court by his Congressman Hon. Paul Findley, U.S. Representative in Congress from the 20th District of Illinois, at the Capitol, Washington, D.C., 22 April 1963.

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at the Capitol, Washington, D.C.

When:

April of 1963

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Lt. General Lewis B. Hershey, Director of the Selective Service System, meeting with members of Flight W, Selective Service System (SSS) Reserve, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado during annual training.

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U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

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Unknown

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Brigadier General John S.D. Eisenhower, USAR (Ret), former U.S. ambassador to Belgium and noted military historian (left) with U.S. District Judge Richard Mills in 2001.

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Unknown

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2001

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Narrator's photo



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