Rare Images of the Korean War (1950-1953) from Both Sides… (40+ photos)

In this Dec. 4, 1950 file photo, residents from Pyongyang, North Korea, and refugees from other areas crawl perilously over shattered girders of the city’s bridge, as they flee south across the Taedong River to escape the advance of Chinese Communist troops. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)

Chinese communist troops, wearing tennis sneakers, rags and American footgear, surrender to Charley Company, 7th Marines, south of Koto-ri, on December 9th, 1950. (U.S. Department of Defense/SGT. F.C. Kerr)

Close coordination of the United States Marine air and ground units during recent fighting with Chinese Communists in Korea. United States Marines drive forward after effective close air support of F4U-5 Corsairs on December 26th, 1950. (U.S. Department of Defense/CPL. P. McDonald)

An F86 Sabre Jet peels off for an attack on a communist troop and supply concentration for the snow-covered Korean village below on January 28th, 1951. (AP Photo)

Canadian riflemen catch up on the hometown news while waiting for orders to move up against the Chinese communist forces on the Korean front on Feb. 29, 1951. (AP Photo)

Supply warehouses and dock facilities at this important east coast port feel the destructive weight of bombs dropped from Fifth Air Force’s B-26 Invader light bombers, Wonsan, North Korea in 1951. (U.S. Department of Defense/USIA)