Carl Hasty

Sgt. Hasty enlisted in October 1947 and was initially part of the occupation forces in Japan. When the Korean War started in 1950, he was deployed into Korea. He served in country until he rotated back to Japan in the spring of 1951.


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August 31, 2022 10:18 pm
Emily Ezell
This is a great picture! I have found several veterans on here that were stationed in Japan prior to serving in Korea. I can only imagine how different the two countries were from each other, yet so very different from home.

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Korean War - Key Events

September 15, 1950

X Corps, a force led by U.S. Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond, stages an audacious amphibious landing at Inch’ŏn, some 150 miles behind enemy lines. The plan, conceived by UN commander Gen. Douglas MacArthur, is an unqualified success; 10 days later Seoul is liberated.

These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica

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