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Third Korean Winter - The Big Picture

National Archives and Records Administration ARC Identifier 2569493 / Local Identifier 111-TV-223 Big Picture: Third Korean Winter Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). This issue of THE BIG PICTURE depicts the many aspects of our soldiers' daily living in the Korean war zone during the winter period 1952-53. Our Signal Corps combat cameramen give BIG PICTURE viewers a vivid and comprehensive account of activities during this period of operations. Included are: Scenes of an American patrol leaving and returning to its unit, religious services at the front, and the heroic efforts of our combat medics and front line soldiers receiving hot rations from mess units located close to the front. Prompting this story of the "Third Korean Winter" was the authorization by the Department of the Army, 15 January 1953, of the ninth Battle Star for the Korean Campaign. This star was authorized for the third Korean winter campaign 1952-53. This issue of THE BIG PICTURE shows the people of America what the soldier has gone through during this particular winter period.
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