Military Photo: Scaling Ladders At Inchon

Posted: 01/01/2018

September 15 1950 - As against “the Shores of Tripoli” in the Marines Hymn, Leathernecks use scaling ladders to storm ashore at Inchon in an amphibious invasion, September 15, 1950. It was one of the fastest operations on record, perfectly timed, with waves of Marines almost stumbling over preceding ones. The attack was so swift that casualties were surprisingly low.Photo by SSgt E. Frank

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