LIFE in Korea: Rare and Classic Photos From the ‘Forgotten War’

Korean War atrocities

Hand of unseen South Korean holding severed head of North Korean Communist guerrilla by his hair as a member of the South Korean National Police, smiles broadly, w. an axe over his shoulder.

Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

A member of the South Korean National Police holds the severed head of a North Korean communist guerrilla during the Korean War, 1952.

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