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Catalog Number 2016.006.280
Object Name Computer, Digital
Description Eng. Ernest K. H. was at the gate of POW Stockade in Hamhung, North Korea. The photo was taken when he had mission in North Korea.

The photo was taken after Eng, Ernest K. H. had finished his mission in China in June 1948. And his next station was the Army Language School in Monterey, California. On June 15, 1950, Korean War started. On August 14, 1950, Eng, Ernest K. H. arrived in the Far East Command and assigned to G2, Headquarters, FEC, APO #500 with duty station in Tokyo, Japan. On Noveber 2, 1950, he went to North Korea and serve as an interpreter in the Chinese POW Stockade at Hamhung.

On October 13, 1945, Eng. Ernest K. H. arrived in China and was assigned to Chungking (Chongqing), as aide-de-camp to General Paul W. Caraway, Commanding General of the Chungking (Chongqing) Liaison Group. November 1945, the Chungking Liaison Group was inactivitated and he was assigned to the office of the Theater Commander in Shanghai. On December 22nd he was assigned to General Marshall's staff.

In the summer of 1946, General Marshall went to Kuling (Lushan or Mount Lu) eight times in total for the negotiation between Nationalist Party and Communist Party of China, because Chiang Kat-shek had his summer headquarters at Kuling. Eng. Ernest K. H. was responible for General Marshall's headquarters in Kuling. In February 1947, negotiations between the Nationalists and Communists broke and General Mrashall returned to the United States. Eng. Ernest K. H. was transferred to the American Embassy in Nanking (Nanjing) where the Embassy Executive Office was activitated to carry on some of the functions formally performed by General Marshall's staff.
Date 11-12/1950
Title Eng. Ernest K. H. at the gate of POW Stockade in Hamhung, North Korea
Dimension Details Original size of the photo is 4.7"*3.3".
Collection Eng, Ernest K. H.
Accession number 2016.006