Sello: Hamilton Shaw (Corea del Sur) (Heroes, the Korean War)
Combating Extreme Cold Weather with Vapor Barrier Boots
Combating Extreme Cold Weather with Vapor Barrier Boots It was during the Korean War (1950-1953) that the U.S. Military first encountered the debilitating effects of extreme cold on the modern battlefield. The Winter of 1950 saw many U.S. troops stuck in defensive positions often in very cold climates without access to appropriate cold weather gear. Frostbite casualties were rampant. U.S. Army cartoon of the period from USAMHI After much research and development a new class of boot was…
This is the USS Iowa, the first of the largest, most powerful battleship class ever in the United States Navy, equipped with nine cannons that could fire nuclear shells—the only American ship in history with this capability.