Friday 27 September 2013

Duncan Develops Daunting Daguerrotypes

David Douglas Duncan captured some daunting photographs from the Korean War from 1950 to 1953. The war ended in a stalemate at the 38th Parallel, the North remaining Communist, the South, Democratic.  Here are some of Duncan's compelling pictures.

David Douglas Duncan in 1950

David Douglas Duncan circa 1950.

Captain Fenton realizes his company is almost out of ammunition circa 1950 courtesy

Wounded ambulance driver sobs when he learns his friend has been killed by the enemy circa 1950.

Wounded American Marine carried on machine gun which serves as stretcher circa 1950.

Americans retreat from Chosin Reservoir.

The fight for Seoul, Korea circa 1950.

Family flees as tanks fire away in Seoul, Korea.

American soldier sleeps as puppy whines in his ear.

Retreat from Chosin Reservoir past fallen comrades.

American soldiers pause for a break from Chosin Reservoir retreat.

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