VETERANS DAY 2021 - My Father served with A Company, 1st Marine Division, 1st Engineers in Korea at Inchon, the Battle for Seoul and Chosin Reservoir. Here is an article depicting a typical Marine Rifle Company in Korea.
Daily News, Los Angeles
Thursday October 26, 1950
13 Purple Hearts, 4 graves tell the story of Rifle Squad
WONSAN, Korea, Oct 26 – There were 13 of them when the squad pulled out of San Diego, and today only five are left. Thirteen Purple Hearts – and wooden crosses over 4 graves – tell the story of their war...