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This Week in CECOM History: 6 August 1950

Photo #3328 - 6 August 1950 – Men from a Signal Company string a telephone line along a road somewhere in Korea.

Photo #3328 – 6 August 1950 – Men from a Signal Company string a telephone line along a road somewhere in Korea.

On June 30, 1950, President Truman committed American ground forces to support South Korea against the invasion from North Korea.

The Signal Corps expanded its training facilities at Fort Monmouth to meet the need for technicians to install lines around the mountainous terrain. The photograph above shows some of the early work involved in creating a communications network in Korea.

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