Hawaii Edition 1945
This nameplate was used in 1945
MacArthur relieved of command 1951
This nameplate was used in 1951

This website was created and maintained from May 2020 to May 2021 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Stars and Stripes operations in the Pacific.
It will no longer be updated, but we encourage you to explore the site and view content we felt best illustrated Stars and Stripes' continued support of the Pacific theater since 1945.

Korean War

MP checkpoint and Freedom Gate bridge

MP checkpoint and Freedom Gate bridge en route to Munsan

A convoy of ambulances carrying sick and wounded prisoners of war cross the Freedom Gate bridge, on their way to freedom and home.

Air Force family gets long-awaited girl

A Korean orphan got her six-month-old birthday present Tuesday — five brothers and a new home.

Fair-like area greets PWs

Freedom Village, first stopping place for captured Allied personnel on their way home from Communist confinement, might well have been the spot of a county fair yesterday except for the serious business at hand.

Hero set for 15-day treatment of disease contracted as PW

An American hero of the Korean war, Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, today began a 13day treatment for amoebic dysentery in Tokyo Army Hospital, the effects of three years as a Communist prisoner of war.

There's 'no sweat' riding (outside) copter

WITH U.S. 24TH DIV., Korea (S&S) — Sometimes a soldier balks at flying on his back outside a helicopter, 700 feet in the air.

Rough withdrawal

Men of the Colombian Battalion - most probably 3rd Platoon, Company A of the 1st Colombian Infantry Battalion - and their South Korean Army counterparts carry one of their wounded men down Hill 400 after the conclusion of a successful raid on the hill.

On anniversary of war, N. Korea alters history

North Korea’s vision of history appears to be enhanced by two sets of glasses: rose-colored and fogged-over.

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