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Company "M". Left to right: Cpl Clark, SFC Lindbergh Jones and SSGT Albert Miarke on their 5 day R&R from Korea.

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Men of the 5th RCT lay down barrage on the Taegu front.image

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Sgt Jones was an FO while assigned to "M" Company. During one of the fire missions his Platoon Sgt, Sgt Mailolo was on the motar crew firing WP rounds when he had a short round that landed about 15 feet away. Sgt Mailolo wrapped a blanket around the shell and ran and dumped it in a nearby stream. Sgt Mailolo received the Silver Star for his actions. In the photo below SFC Lindbergh Jones is seated on the second from left.

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30 Aug 50. Medics evacuate wounded 5th RCT hit near Masan.
Photo from National Archives.


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18 Sept 50. Men of the 5th RCT fire .30 caliber machine gun at the North Koreans across the Naktong River north of Taegu.
Photo from National Archives.


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21 Sept 50. SGT Herbert Ohio views the battered remains of the Communist defenders of Hill 268 which was taken by men of the 5th RCT in the advance on Waegwan.
Photo from National Archives.


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6 Oct 50. Wounded soldiers are evacuated (foreground) as M-4 tanks of the 5th RCT move to the front in the Kumchun area.
Photo from National Archives.


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