Seoul, Korea 17OCT45

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    During World War II the Japanese, occupiers of Korea since 1910, banned baseball because it was an American sport.

    We were assigned to cover the first game since the end of the war. A Korean team played against trhe 101st Signal Battalion.

    Our team had 2 movie and 2 still photographers. I'm holding the Eyemo. Two photographers for the Korea Times are also in the picture.

    Firesign, darylfurr, candice kimchee, and 22 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Lampy [deleted] 109 months ago | reply

      Like I said before Dok, I love history and this is as good as it gets.

      Thanks for sharing.

    2. BlueEyes5 109 months ago | reply

      WOW!! What a capture.

    3. gem66 109 months ago | reply

      Fascinating photo and story!

    4. MemaNH ... retired and loving it!!! 109 months ago | reply

      All these photos are awesome and the stories very informative. I am sooooo glad that you are taking the time to share them with all of us.

    5. peachknee 109 months ago | reply

      Great photo... who won the game?

    6. darylfurr 109 months ago | reply

      fantastic. another great one. Thank-you.

    7. birdyboo 109 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the link Don. I had missed this. Very nice.

    8. hapakorean 85 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Vintage Korean Photos, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    9. melanie0.0 81 months ago | reply

      GREAT photo! This just reminds me how America did so much to support Korea during the Korean war (although this pic is before that time). I just wish the young Koreans these days recalled how Americans helped S. Korea become a republic. In Albany, NY, our Korean association holds annual picnic/party in honor of all the veterans...of course, we invite ALL the veterans in the tricity area to let us thank them every year! :D

    10. BlackDarkChocolate 78 months ago | reply

      wow... It is so good.

    11. tourlover 73 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called People in Seoul, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. redhawk1700 73 months ago | reply

      Great historic shot!

    13. Derekwin 64 months ago | reply

      wow great shot

    14. E.C. Nature Photos [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

      What a wonderful journey you have chronicled.

    15. Bead Bakery 62 months ago | reply

      OOOO my are you in this pic very rare photo huh
      so nice for you to take the time and write about your pics
      love how you reamber things so well nice details

    16. 리치맨 [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

      good

    17. poegia 62 months ago | reply

      Baseball is most popular sport in Korea nowadays. It is interesting pics and I think this pics would be valuable pics of Korean baseball history.

    18. sejong2010 [deleted] 48 months ago | reply

      interesting from mrs. kris..

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