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All photos on this page were submitted by Ken Thomas. In 1952 Ken served as a radio operator with the 6150th Tac.Con.Sq.(Radio Jeeps), which was part of the 6147th Tac. Con. Grp. He is a member of the Mosquito Association.

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This is the town known as Chunchon. This is how most of us remember the town.

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Another photo of Chunchon. Early 1950's.

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One more photo of Chunchon 1950's.

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This photo is the old wooden bridge coming in to Chunchon 1951-52. Photo taken by Army Photographer Gerald Kornblau.

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This photo was taken in 1998. This new bridge replaced the wooden one above.

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This is a 1951-52 photo of Chunchon looking across the river.This photo was taken by Russ Weaver,a pilot of the 6147th Tac Con Gp.

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This photo of Chunchon was taken in 1998. Chunchon was the home of K-47 Base. This was the base where the 6147th Tac Con Gp was stationed.

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A war damaged building in Chunchon 1952.
Photographer: Chuck Hennessy

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Another building in Chunchon damaged during the war 1952.
Photographer: Chuck Hennessy

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This wide angle shot was taken on the K-47 Base of Chunchon. The building on the far right is the same building above.
Photographer: Chuck Hennessy

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Scarcity of vehicles and animals forces much of the countries freight to move by manpower.

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Vendors squatting in the market place at Chunchon read, gossip and scan the horizon for a customer.

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1952 Chunchon in the background.

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Momma-san doing the laundry for the troops.

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Chunchon's residents salvage the foundation of tomorrow's city from war's dusty rubble.

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Ladd Zmolek performs maintenance on radio north of Chunchon at the 6th ROK Division in the spring of 1952

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One of the aircraft that the "Mosquito's flew.

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1952 photo of K-47 taken by Bud Rick from the control tower.

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1952 at K-47. Ellis Craddock, a member of the 6150th TCS.

Photographer: Ken Thomas.

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The first to suffer, the children.This small boy was standing outside the fence at K-47 hoping for a snace from this mess hall.
Photographer: Ken Thomas.

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1952-Heartbreak Ridge
Photographer: Chuck Hennessy

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Summer 1952-28th British Brigade dug in.

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28th British Brigade. Air strike just completed on the unfriendly folks across the valley.

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28th British Brigade. Walt Leaders (Radio Mech)

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1952-Chunchon
Photographer: Gerald Kornblau

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The British made this pool to sit in and cool off.

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The members of the 6147th made this to cool off.

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