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A. Robert Abboud - Korean War

Robert A. Abboud was an infantry lieutenant serving in Korea with the 1st Marine Division from 1952 to 1953, during the closing days of the war. Lieutenant Abboud saw action in the western sector of the frontline, specifically at the Hook, the Nevada Complex, the Three Fingers and Bunker Hill, and served with Lieutenant Allen Dulles, son of Eisenhower's CIA director.

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Korean War

See also the interviews with Allen Dulles and Joan Talley, part of the Veterans Remember - Korea project

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Company officers of Baker Co., 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment, 1st Marine Division in 1952. Front row, kneeling are Buzz Renshaw and Bob Abboud. In the back are lieutenants Dixie Howell, Bud Walters, Captain Barrett and LT Bob Berke.

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1952

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Lieutenant Abboud with some of his troops, members of 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon of Baker Company.

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Baker Company officers on the night before LT Dulles is injured. From left to right are LT unknown, Allen Dulles, Captain Barrett, and LT Bob Abboud.

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Baker Company officers as they prepare to ship home in 1953. LT Abboud is fifth from the left.

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1953

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