• Borders and unidentified soldier standing by squad tent

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Robert L. Borders is standing with an unidentified African American soldier in front of Borders's squad tent. In a typical base camp, such as this station at Kumhwa, each squad would be in a tent with…

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  • Brock with guitar at Hook base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    The location is the company's base camp at the Hook, the last place Brock was stationed. At this washstand, men shaved and washed up; there were no showers here. The front is positioned a few miles di…

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  • Brock stands on Korean road with pistol at his side

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    A .45 pistol is strapped at Brock's side, and there is snow alongside the road. He is not near the front because he is not wearing his helmet. Brock has his cap on with the big "E" and belt buckle tha…

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  • Martinez standing on the Storck Memorial Bridge

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock believes that he and his combat engineer squad must have been passing through the area on an engineer mission around the time of the sign being erected and the dedication ceremony. They then sto…

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  • Engineers construct wooden floors for tents near Kumhwa

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Some engineers making wooden floors for tents in the financial district near Kumhwa--this was where the 2nd Division records were kept. There were lots of tents, a 5,000 watt generator, and ample supp…

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  • Camouflage netting draping the western front of Korea

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Location on the western front of the Korean War in the Kumhwa region. There is camouflage netting over this whole road to conceal the soldiers and keep them from getting shot at by the enemy. The main…

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  • Engineers laying explosive charges for road building

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is pictured on the right. Possibly Martinez is the other soldier pictured working with his head down. A couple of pneumatic drills on stands with lines to them appear in the image. The two are d…

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  • Korean War soldiers Connors and Austin with guitar at Hook base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    The location is the company's base camp at the Hook, the last place Brock was stationed. At this washstand, men shaved and washed up; there were no showers here. The front is positioned a few miles di…

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  • Three of Brock's squad members in front of chesnut orchard in Kumhwa region

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier Coots is standing at the far left of the image. Coots was from the vicinity of Harlan, Kentucky. He was illiterate, and Brock read Coots his wife's letters and wrote her back. Soldier Cook fro…

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  • Soldier Coots flanked by amateur musicians in Kumhwa region

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier Coots is standing in the middle of the photograph. Coots was from the vicinity of Harlan, Kentucky. He was illiterate, and Brock read Coots his wife's letters and wrote her back. The unidentif…

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  • Soldier sweeping military bridge in preparation for dedication

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier seen sweeping the roped-off bridge in preparation for the dedication. Propped against the bridge are soldiers' M-1 rifles and coats. In the background at the other end of the bridge, a militar…

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  • Brock breaking from working on roads

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock, without a helmet, is out working on the roads and is leaning against a dirt bank. He has his engineer's cap on, (He usually had it on under his helmet, too.) and has his engineer's pin on the c…

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  • Soldiers dig to erect memorial sign for the Storck Bridge

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Three soldiers work to get memorial sign in place prior to bridge dedication. Sign can be seen lying flat in the foreground of the image. Four additional soldiers are working at the other end of the b…

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  • Langley posing in front of empty shell casings

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Carl Langley, a soldier in Brock's company, posing by empty 155's shell casings. The location is uncertain. There were thousands ricked up like wood. Most were cardboard containers. Most of the brass…

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  • Supply route to western front at the Hook

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This is a photo of the back of a hill that is located on the western front near the Hook. A supply route road up to the front can be seen. A vehicle and big drums are visible; the drums might contain…

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  • Road leading up to front close to the Hook

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This is the front or MLR (main line of resistance) close to the Hook. An American flag, a vehicle, and a bunker can be seen. Trenches were over the hill. The road pictured leads up to the front. The m…

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  • Chapel at 2nd Division Orphanage complex with services sign

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Corner image of the chapel with church-shaped sign for services clearly in view. Protestant and Catholic denominations are listed with their services expressed in military hours. The sign proclaims "E…

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  • Squad members Brock and Borders demonstrate operation of Korean War machine gun

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is on the left. Robert L. Borders from Brock's squad is on the right. This is a .50 caliber machine gun in the image. They are near the base camp, since they are not wearing helmets. Borders is…

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  • Brock pictured at a chesnut orchard in the Kumhwa region

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock posing in front of a chesnut orchard in Kumhwa. This was during a time period when the engineers were heavily involved in road building. Engineer equipment is pictured behind Brock--trucks and t…

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  • Benches at Korean air base filled with soldiers awaiting flights

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Military personnel wait on benches with bags and bedrolls. Locations for the gathering of specific personnel are designated by "packet" signs. Several airplanes, an ambulance, a bus, and a tower can b…

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