Formosa flags courtesy Mr. Free Free - Gifs & Animations


All eyes are on our entertainers

while the maestro "strikes up the band"

The little sailors' dance was one of the most popular numbers

Korean kids leaving for school

Chinhae's streets provided good human interest sights
In Korea, we found a land that has made amazing progress in only a short time.With cooperation from the USA, her people have become familiar with modern technical developments which are being intergrated into the Korean way of life.
We were welcomed warmly by Chinhae residents who entertained us for nearly two hours with songs and dances we much admired and will long remember. Though we had expected little enjoyment in Chinhae, we found much to attract us here and made many new friends in our three day visit.

Chinhae marketplace

One of the featured soloists with the children's group

Many took advantage of the frequent free tours
The above nine pictures copied from the Helena 1959 -1960 Cruise Book

USS Helena CA-75 operating on the bombline in North Korea.


Pictures taken from the USS O'Brien DD-725 in September 1952.
The O'Brien was on duty as Helena's ASW screen.
Donated by Roy C. Thomas

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