Marines Cross Han River

September 20, 1950, in Marine Corps history.
Marines Cross Han River
Posted on 9/20/2000

On September 20, 1950, Marines of the 1st Marine Division crossed the Han River eight miles northwest of Seoul, South Korea. Five days later, the 1st and 5th Marines attacked Seoul and, by the 27th, had captured it.

Photo Credit: American and Korean Marines cross the Han River in an LVT-3c of the Marines' 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion. (USMC photo/released).

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