Snapshot of U.S. Army soldier Charles G. Blevins of Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, posing behind a sign for “Baker Company” outside of the company’s tent area in an Army camp on Geoje-do Island, at the southernmost part of Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea, around 1951 or 1952 during the Korean War. Geoje-do Island [called by the U.S. Army “Koge-do” or “Koje-do” Island] was where a United Nations Command prisoner of war camp that held North Korean and Chinese prisoners captured by UN forces during the Korean War. Photograph taken while Blevins was serving in Korea in an artillery unit [circa 1951-1952] [same photograph as KOR 19.B1.F3.9].
From Charles G. Blevins Papers, KOR 19, Korean War Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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