Korea. 13 July 1953. This desolate landscape greets the soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), as daylight dawns on their long night vigil. The scene, reminiscent of ...
ID numberHOBJ4400
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
MakerHobson, Phillip Oliver
Place madeKorea: Jamestown Line Area, Hook (Korea)
Date made13 July 1953
DescriptionKorea. 13 July 1953. This desolate landscape greets the soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), as daylight dawns on their long night vigil. The scene, reminiscent of similar trench scenes from the First World War, is part of the notorious Hook feature, the site of many bitter and bloody battles during the Korean war.