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Cpl. Lou Repko is at the wheel of the Jeep during the  first day of the Korean War. Repko winters in Craig’s RV Park near Arcadia, Fla.

First blood during Korean War

About Life’s cover shot “The first U.S. infantry outfit to shed blood in the Korean War was the 24th ‘Victory’ Division. Three of these men are shown aboard a jeep in Korea. Last week the men of the 24th fought heroically to hold the key city of Taejon against superior Communist forces. They were forced…