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  • Seoul's landscape during Korean War

    Seoul's landscape during Korean War

    This photo, provided by Dewey McLean, a U.S. veteran of the 1950-53 Korean War and currently geology professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and taken during the war, shows a girl carrying her younger brother on her back in Seoul. McLean served as a corporal for a transport unit of the U.S. 8th Army when he was stationed here from 1952-53. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-25 10:03:42 KST
  • Seoul's landscape during Korean War

    Seoul's landscape during Korean War

    This photo, provided by Dewey McLean, a U.S. veteran of the 1950-53 Korean War and currently a geology professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and taken during the war, shows a devastated landscape seen from the slope of Mount Nam in Seoul. McLean served as a corporal for a transport unit of the U.S. 8th Army when he was stationed here from 1952-53. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-25 09:58:20 KST
  • Artillery drill ahead of Korean War anniv.

    Artillery drill ahead of Korean War anniv.

    A South Korean Army artillery unit shoots with a K-55 self-propelled howitzer during a live-fire drill at a training range in the South Korean border city of Cherwon, north of Seoul, on June 24, 2015, one day ahead of the 65th anniversary of the start of the 1950-53 Korean War. The drill was aimed at remembering the battles against invading North Korean forces in the three-year conflict. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-24 17:01:47 KST
  • Life in S. Korean Army's DMZ patrol squad

    Life in S. Korean Army's DMZ patrol squad

    Soldiers of the South Korean Army's 6th Division walk on a patrol mission near a barbed wire fence inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, at the central section of the inter-Korean border in Cherwon, Gangwon-do, on June 23, 2015, two days ahead of the 65th anniversary of the start of the 1950-53 Korean War. The 4-kilometer-wide DMZ, established at the end of the three-year conflict, serves as a buffer zone between the two Koreas. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-24 16:57:28 KST
  • Ripe blueberries

    Ripe blueberries

    Two farmers pick ripe blueberries at a farm in Okcheon, central South Korea, on June 24, 2015, in this photo provided by the Okcheon municipality. Blueberries have become a popular fruit snack in South Korea after studies showed they can improve eyesight, prevent aging and strengthen bones. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-24 16:55:06 KST
  • Main stadium of Gwangju Universiade lit up

    Main stadium of Gwangju Universiade lit up

    The Gwangju Universiade Main Stadium, which will serve as the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2015 Summer Universiade, is lit up in the South Korean city of Gwangju on June 23, 2015. The 40,245-seat facility has a building area of 197,000 square meters. The Universiade, a multisport competition for university athletes, is set to run from July 3-14 in Gwangju, some 330 kilometers south of Seoul, and its satellite towns, with 12,737 athletes and officials from 145 nations expected to take part in the event. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-24 11:15:57 KST
  • S. Korea hit by summer heat

    S. Korea hit by summer heat

    A fountain spurts water in front of the Hwahong Gate of Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO-designated cultural heritage site, in Suwon, just south of Seoul, on June 22, 2015, as South Korea is gripped by hot weather, with the temperature climbing to 30 C. Haji, or the summer solstice, fell on the same day. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-23 17:16:39 KST
  • Eagle-owl in downtown

    Eagle-owl in downtown

    This photo, taken on June 22, 2015, shows a big eagle-owl sitting on a tree branch near City Hall in the city of Sokcho on South Korea's east coast. The eagle-owl, designated as the country's Natural Monument No. 324, has been hovering around the area for about 10 days. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-23 17:13:41 KST
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