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 27, 1953
Mark W. Clark for the UN Command, Peng Dehuai for the Chinese, and Kim Il-Sung for North Korea conclude an armistice ending hostilities. A demilitarized zone is created that roughly follows the prewar border along the 38th parallel. South Korean Pres. Syngman Rhee announces his acceptance of the agreement, but no representative of South Korea ever signs the document.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica