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Carl Greenwood - Korean War

Carl Greenwood served with the 1st Marine Division as a machine gunner during the first tumultuous year of the Korean War. He landed with the Division at Inchon in September, 1950. fought and survived the Chinese offensive at the Chosin Reservoir, and helped blunt the Chinese spring offensive of 1951.

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Attack by Chinese

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Early career through Chosin Reservior

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Chinese Spring Offensive and beyond

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This photo is a portrait of the author from a photograph taken at the Chosin Reservoir in December, 1950 and was painted by WW II Navy veteran and retired Springfield Journal Register staff artist, O.A. (Rocky) Schoenrock.

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Gunnery Sergeant Greenwood receives an award as the Drill Instructor for the 9th Honor Platoon. The award is presented by General M. H. Silverthorn in 1952.

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1952

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Staff Sergeant Greenwood served as a Police Sergeant at Ascom City in 1954.

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1954

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Gunnery Sergeant Greenwood while he served at the Recruiter School in 1955.

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