8234th Publication Service


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Entry: 53414
Subject: FAR EAST COMMAND PRINTING PLANT

James Hursey wrote on October 3, 2005


City and State: OH

Unit: 8234TH ARMY UNIT

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: Served 18 months at the FECP and PC, 8234th Army unit, 1951 to 1953. Worked in composing room as well as other areas of the plant. Printed anything and everything required by the military in the Far East at the time, much of it Top Secret, including propaganda leaflets, combat maps, letterheads, meal tickets, forms, and histories.

Keywords: 8234th. Printing. FECP and PC. Composing Room. Motosumuyoshi. Yokohama. Orr, Ruff, McLaughlin, Kitchens, Col. Powers, Hishinuma.



Entry: 9536
Subject: SEOUL WAR CORRESPONDENTS BILLETS

Ronald D. Edwards wrote on June 22, 2000

Email Update Needed



City and State: WILDOMAR CA

Unit: 8TH ARMY PRESS BRIEFING OFFICE

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: Nineteen months as 8th Army's Press Briefing
Officer's primary noncommissioned assistant
assigned to duty at the Seoul War Correspondents
Billets where chief duties were to maintain the
Press Briefing Room including the briefing maps
where we daily plotted the prior 24-hours of
combat for use by the press briefing officer in
giving the daily briefing. Also assisted in the
preparation of the daily communique for release
to the press.

Keywords: Major Lou Breault
Sergeant Mike O'Shaunessy
Captain Walter Kearns
Colonel Jim MacNamara
Seoul War Correspondent Billets







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