H1 Tent City Korea 1953-1956
(prior to it being called Camp Stanley)
I was told that a Turkish Army unit was 1st to use this area during
the War. The 13th helicopter moved in May of 1953.
Close up of Living Quarters. You can see laundry hanging
along the fence. A M37 3/4 ton is parked in the middle. These had started
being made in 1952.
These pictures are looking towards where the village is now, with the airfield
located to the left, and the tall hill, where the 36th Engineer Gp was located, to the right
The long building in the foreground is the mess hall and the Quonset at
the end of the street housed the Orderly Room and Operations. Hanger
area and 151st Field Maintenance unit is out of view behind the
The village was called Huk-san-ni, then became Songsan-ni,
and now is referred to by most as just Stanley Vil
Above pictures from Jim O'Neill, sent by Bert Brent, that were both with the 13th
helicopter at the Tent City in 54-55
Below Pictures from Leonard Wolfer.
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