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.
After a 30-day mission in North Korea, a recovery team brought back what’s believed to be the remains of a U.S. soldier from a hilly area where pitched battles were fought during the Korean War.
Two sets of U.S. servicemember remains were repatriated Thursday in an honor guard ceremony after a sometimes-tense joint recovery mission concluded earlier this week in North Korea.
Amid the horrors and devastation of war, a midnight Mass 65 years ago in a dilapidated church in Kyong-ju, South Korea, would prove to be a miracle of sorts for Army Pfc. Norman Deptula.