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.
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.
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.