Edmund Richard Mech
Edmund Richard Mech - Ambulance Driver
Cpl. Ed Mech poses on the hood of a U.S. Army ambulance. Mech was an ambulance driver in the Korean War.
Edmund Richard Mech - "Mad Mile Road"
Cpl. Ed Mech poses in front of a sign marking “Mad Mile Road”, the route to the front line in the Korean War.
Edmund Richard Mech - Christmas Card
Ed Mech kept this Christmas card from the U.S. Army’s 45th Infantry Division. It was given to him in Korea in 1952.
Edmund Richard Mech - Drawn Portrait
Ed Mech shows a drawing of himself as a soldier during the Korean War. A Korean man in Seoul drew the portrait.
Edmund Richard Mech - Service Photo
This photo of Cpl. Ed Mech dates back to his service in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Edmund Richard Mech - Base Camp
A view of the base camp in Korea with trenches branching out from the base.
Edmund Richard Mech - Certificate of Service
Edmund Richard Mech - Graduation
Edmund Richard Mech - Military and Medical Certificates
Edmund Richard Mech - Korea
Korean War - Key Events
July 10, 1951
Truce talks between the UN and the communists begin at Kaesŏng. The negotiations do not mark an end to the war, however; the fighting continues for two more years. In October the peace talks relocate to the village of P’anmunjŏm.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica