Re-enactment Marks Inchon Landing's 60th Anniversary

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp, right, commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, thanks Korean War veterans for their service and sacrifices during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15. 2010. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • Explosions erupt from the waters off Wolmi Island in the Republic of South Korea, Sept. 15, 2010, during a reenactment of the Sept. 15, 1950, Inchon Landing. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Marines storm the beach of Wolmi Island in the Republic of South Korea during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15, 2010. The Marines are asigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, from Twenty-nine Palms, Calif. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Marines simulate securing a beachhead on Wolmi Island in the Republic of South Korea during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15, 2010. The Marines are asigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, from Twenty-nine Palms, Calif. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur, depicted by U.S. Marine Capt. Michael Borneo, right, marches across the beach amid a flurry of confetti, with fellow Marines depicting his key officers in tow during reenactment ceremonies of the Inchon Landing in the Republic of Korea, Sept. 15, 2010. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Marine Sgt. Scott Olson and fellow Marines form up after storming the beach of Wolmi Island in the Republic of South Korea during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15. 2010. Olson is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, from Twenty-nine Palms, Calif. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp, commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, surveys the Inchon shoreline from a Republic of Korea amphibious ship participating in a reenactment of the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15, 2010. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp, commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, vowed during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the Inchon Landing to honor the sacrifices of those who freed South Korea by remaining prepared to deter future provocations and aggression, Sept. 15, 2010. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • William Cheek, a Marine corporal during the Inchon Landing, said during ceremonies, Sept. 15, 2010, marking the 60th anniversary of the assault he’s proud of the contribution he and his fellow Marines made in helping South Korea become free and prosperous. DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • Republic of Korea military units participate in ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15, 2010. U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp, commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, praised the “strong, dedicated, professional” ROK military, and said he’s confident the ROK-U.S. alliance “is prepared to defeat any future provocation.” DoD photo by Donna Miles
  • Republic of Korea sailors present floral wreaths to be tossed from the bow of the South Korean amphibious landing ship Dokdo to honor those lost during the Inchon Landing, Sept. 15, 1950. DoD photo by Donna Miles