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Dan Foulke - Korean War

Daniel Foulke is an Army engineer assigned to the 76th Construction Engineer Battalion during the Korean War. He worked on a multitude of projects, including bridges over the Han River, and later the POW exchange compound at Panmunjom, where communist prisoners were processed after the armistice was signed in July, 1953.

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Prisoner Exchange Camp

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Military Photo, undated photo of Daniel Foulke.

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South Korean Training Camp in Quan Ju, Built in 1952.

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Quan Ju, South Korea

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1952

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South Korean Training Camp in Quan-Ju, showing where we built it in 1952.

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Quan-Ju, South Korea

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1952

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Tower being built for POW camp.

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Bridge at Nousan North of Seoul.

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Nousan North of Seoul

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Putting I-Beams from Pier to Pier; Nousan North of Seoul in 1952.

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Nousan North of Seoul

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1952

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North Korean POW’s digging trench where we built this POW Camp at Song-Yong-Ny.

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Song-Yong-Ny, Korea

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North Korean POW’s sitting down where we built this POW Camp at Song-Yong-Ny.

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Song-Yong-Ny

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Guard Tower for POW compound.

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POW Camp at Song-Yong-Ny.

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Song-Yong-Ny, Korea

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No caption given; Sign in the photo states: “Freedom Village – United Nations Personnel & Medical Processing Unit” – Ambulance Entrance sign seen in lower-left corner.

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Water tank built at base camp.

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) Getting ready for the push North, undated photo.

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College Building in Seoul where Company “A” 76th Engineer’s stayed while repairing bridges North of Seoul.

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Seoul, South Korea

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College Building in Seoul where Company “A” 76th Engineer’s stayed while repairing bridges North of Seoul – Photo is taken at a distance, building in the middle is the one up-close in the previous photo.

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Seoul, South Korea

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Train cars after being attacked by guerilla’s between Yong Dong Po and Teague. Undated photo.

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) Han River Bridge.

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Han River Bridge

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) Han River Railroad Bridge to Seoul and K-16 Airport.

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Han River

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) Han River Bridge – Seoul to Yong Dong Po spans blown-up into river.

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Han River Bridge

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) Driving Piling for K-16 Bridge.

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) K-16 Bridge.

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) K-16 Bridge.

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(Extra Pictures Daniel Foulke did not talk about during his interview but is providing to ALPL as additional historical information for our records) K-16 Bridge when the monsoon came flooding road to Airfield.

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K-16 Bridge built on Yong Dong Po side of Han River to K-16 Airfield – This was the road to the Airfield.

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Han River

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Taken at Yong Dong Po, Daniel building Quartmaster’s supply office, 1952.

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1952

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76th Engineer Construction Battalion Company A 1st Platoon 2nd Engineer Group – 8th Army: Lower row, left to right: Tony Azvedo, Costa, Pappio, Daniel Foulke; Upper row, left to right: Unknown, Browning, Unknown, Jim Peterson, Unknown.

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Daniel, train trip from Yong Dong Po to Teague, he was accompanied with Jim Peterson. Daniel was on the train for two weeks, traveling daily to and from TDP to Teague.

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Bombed out bridge, concrete pillars are what is left of the bridge, photo taken in 1953 just before a cease fire.

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1953

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Photo of Daniel taken at Song-Yong Ny, 1952.

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Song-Yong Ny

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1952

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At Mokp-o, western tip of Korea, photo of a Catholic monastery where everyone was killed except for the priest (1950 incident), photo taken in 1953.

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Mokp-o, western tip of Korea

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1953

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Photo of Daniel on a K-16 bridge, between K-16 airport and Yong Dong Po, 1952. Bridge was built in 43 days. Daniel received a presidential citation for that work.

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1952

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Guilleras hit this train in 1952, between Teague and Yong Dong Po.

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1952

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Guilleras hit this train in 1952, between Teague and Yong Dong Po.

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1952

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Photo of Daniel, in 1st cavalry unit in 1950, combat engineer.

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1950

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Photo of a Korean child, a “house-boy” who performed various tasks for American troops.

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Korean women at the river washing clothes, Han river.

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Han River

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Photo of three young Korean girls.

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Tony Azvedo and Daniel Foulke at Song-Yong Ny, 1952.

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Song-Yong Ny, Korea

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1952

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Daniel and two Korean children with A-frames on their backs walking with Dan on patrol.

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