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Norm Neely - Korean War

Norm Neely served as an infantryman with the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division during the Korean War. Shipped to Korea in May of 1952, Norm joined the 3rd Platoon of Baker Company, which saw plenty of action on the front line near the heavily contested Iron Triangle region.

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Winter at the Korean front, circa 1952-53.

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The Korean town of Kampion (sp?).

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Kampion, Korea

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Private Norm Neely relaxing shortly before going on a night patrol.

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Neely while in the reserve area, proudly wearing his Combat Infantryman's Badge, but no other rank or insignia.

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13th Engineer Battalion troops made this sign for Neely's unit. The 32nd Infantry Regiment was known to the troops as the Queen's Own.

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American propaganda delivered by various means to the Chinese soldiers.

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Neely in a typical American bunker at the front line.

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Neely and Hope T. Lichtenwalner in battle garb moments before departing on a patrol. They walked into an ambush that night.

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The 3rd Platoon Buccaneers in July, 1952. SGT McCorriston is in the back row with a bayonet in his teeth. LT Oliphant is in front left, SGT Snyder is in the second row, left, SGT Corson is in front right, and Neely is in the back row, second from left.

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Peace News Press, a communist propaganda newspaper that was sent over to the American lines via artillery air bursts.

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Page 2 of the Peace News Press.

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Page 3 of the Peace News Press.

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Page 4 of the Peace News Press.

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