ASA Korea Member Cliff Borden - Korea Photos

Note from Cliff Borden: All images taken on Eastman Kodak 35 mm slide film in 1953 and transferred digitally onto Kodak CD (2007). Image No. 20 is US ARMY PHOTO. You may contact Cliff Borden at: cliffborden@att.net


 
 
4-14-2007-01
   "Freedom Bridge" looking North as it crosses the Injim River.
4-14-2007-02
   Train carrying Communist POW's North across the "Freedom Bridge".
4-14-2007-03
   MP holding point where Commie prisoners were loaded into open stake body "deuce-and-halfs" forming a convoy interspersed with MP's "riding shotgun" in Jeeps and Three Quarter Tons headed for Panmunjom and eventual Repatriation. (Note hand-made CHICOM and North Corean flags brandished by POW's in the trucks made from sheeting, human blood and melted ball point pen ink.
4-14-2007-04
   CPL Cliff Borden headed for UN Freedom Village during "Operation Big Switch" August 1953.
4-14-2007-05
   Peace Pagoda where formal Korean Armistice was signed 27 July 1953.
4-14-2007-06
   CHICOM armed guard pacing in front of wooden building where UN and Communist delegates carried on talks at Panmunjom in DMZ.
4-14-2007-07
   Communist "Freedom Village" in North Korea on border of DMZ.
4-14-2007-08
   Heading south across broken concrete bridge spanning small stream which marked the Demarcation Line, dividing North and South Korea in the DMZ. (Note CHICOM guard on right, American MP on left side of bridge.
4-14-2007-09
   Hilicopter just landed with wounded ROK ex-POW's. ROK Medics assist crippled repatriated soldiers to waiting ambulances. Seoul, August 1953.
4-14-2007-10
   Parade of CHICOM ex-POW's thru Seoul, headed for Taiwan.
4-14-2007-11
   Main Gate, 501st Comm Recon Gp., Seoul, 1953.
4-14-2007-12
   Headquarters, 501st Comm Recon Gp., Seoul, March 1953.
4-14-2007-13
   CPL Vice Padula (now member of ASA Korea) seated on cot with Ichi Ban houseboy, Kim Ki Hyun ("Pat")
4-14-2007-14
   CPL Cliff Borden on 501st "school grounds" (w/concertina wire).
4-14-2007-15
   Gutted building housing downtown Seoul Post Exchange.
4-14-2007-16
   "Flatiron Building" (entrance to Seoul Black Market alley).
4-14-2007-17
   Korean kids perched atop bombed-out ruins of building, Seoul.
4-14-2007-18
   Mama-san "separating the wheat from the shaf." Typical Seoul street scene, fall of 1953.
4-14-2007-19
   Temporary review stand just prior to parade through Seoul. Among those in the review stand are ROK President Syngman Rhee and Mrs. Rhee, and EUSAK Commander, Gen. Maxwell Taylor.
4-14-2007-20
   May 1985 - Colonel Cliff Borden discussing plans with unknown captain at Camp Giant (CE), south of DMZ, during short AD tour.

 


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