This collection contains two correspondence and one postcard written by Corporal Albert J. Sedlacek, U.S. Army, to his fiancée, Joan Palmer, during the Korean War. Sedlacek crossed the Pacific on board the U.S. Naval ship Marine Lynx en route to Korea. In the letter dated April 28, 1953, he describes his daily routine during the two-week trip. In the letter dated November 28, 1953 he describes his experience during the fire in Pusan, Korea which destroyed 3,000 homes and left 28,000 people homeless.