Brigadier General Edward Craig, the assistant division commander, confers with Chesty on a hilltop overlooking Seoul as the 1st Marines Battle their way into the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the Inchon invasion of September 1950, the commanding officer of the 1st Marines stands ready to disembark from his amphibian tractor.  Chesty thought he and the officers of his regiment were lucky to have another "chance to excel" at their trade so soon after World War II.

 

 

 

 

A jeepload of stars---General Douglas McArthur, Major General Ned Almond (driving), Major General O. P. Smith (left rear), and Lieutenant General Lem Shepherd (right rear)---stop to visit with Puller as the 1st Marines drive on Seoul on September 20, 1950.