Marines advance up a ridge in South Korea. The war that began in Korea 60 years ago, on June a ghastly conflict that killed millions and left the peninsula in ruins, became "The Forgotten War" in many American minds.
dead Chinese soldier, his burned uniform still smoking, lies with bodies of his comrades at a collection point near Chunchon on May 1951 after allied forces had stemmed the major enemy attack near the town on Korea's central front.
The Marines and Army retreating from the Changjin (Chosin) reservoir occurred in subzero temperatures in December The retreat was messy, unorganized and was racked with high casualties.
Sherman tanks of B Squadron, Lord Strathcona's Horse grind a path up the bank of the Imjin River in 1952, during th e Korean War. Almost 27,000 Canadians served in the Korean War, which ended July 27, 1953.