Korea History

 

18th Infantry Regiment


                      

 

“Vanguards”

Korean War

During the Korean War, the Big Red One was assigned to occupation duty in Germany, while acting as a strategic deterrent against Soviet designs on Europe. 1st Infantry Division troops secured the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials and later transported seven convicted Nazi war criminals to Spandau Prison in Berlin. In 1955 the division colors left Germany and were relocated to Fort Riley, Kansas.

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