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Korean War

The Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between the Republic of Korea (supported primarily by the United States of America, with contributions from allied nations under the aegis of the United Nations) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (supported by the People's Republic of China, with military and material aid from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).

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when u wake up from ur nap and it feels like u have been sleeping since the Korean War
says is war propaganda...I guess his movie about killing a North Korean leader didn't count…
3.) Sergeant Frank Praytor looks after a kitten during the height of the Korean War in 1952. …
still need to visit Korean War Memorial and Capitol at night. See gnats game. 😈
.on North Korea in context of Korean War & how NSA has been conducting cyber ops in the country since 2010: http:…
Check out Veterans of Foreign Wars Pictorial History of the Korean War 1951 via
The Korean labels a Japan's naval ensign as a war crime flag and makes a fuss all over the world. The Korean delusion is morbid.
If you've never seen Korean War Memorial you should see it at sundown
Korean women were supplied for sex as stuff to US/UN soldiers during Korean war.
The Korean war Would also be pretty cool. I don't know of any games that take place during that war.
I would like to the whole Korean population but I don't wanna start a war or nun 👀
differnt era to be fair to both... Ike dealt with Korean War, economic issues ...
A reformed killer in Unforgiven. A dedicated female boxer in Million Dollar Baby. A korean war vet surronded by gang violence in Gran Torino
1958- Caissons carrying the Unknown Servicemen of World War Ii and the Korean War head to
Georgia Tech hasn't lost this badly since the Korean War
Per below..our vintage Korean War era ammo box tables go for $1200 each. 5 available.
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I had a Korean war vintage US Army 1/4-ton trailer that had left-hand threads on the wheel studs on one side. Lesson.
My dad told me that microwaves were first used on ships in Korean War last night. Not certain if that's a fact, or not.
Photo of the Day: rest after combat in the Korean War: h…
dang. Love me some korean war hijinks
Movie Listings for Jan. 23-29: … he was separated during the Korean War, but its packaged pain and …
South Korea proposes high-level talks with North Korea, including discussions of reunions for families separated by the Korean War.
Secretary of VA Bob McDonald and National Security Advisor Susan Rice spend their MLK Holiday volunteering at the DC VA Fisher House. Taking a break from preparing lunch, they meet Korean War veteran Joseph Krebs, 83, who is staying at the Fisher House.
Today in Masonic History: 01/20/2015 Today in Masonic History Edwin Eugene (Buzz) Aldrin is born in 1930. Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin is an American astronaut. Aldrin was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. He graduated from Montclair High School in 1946 and was offered a full scholarship to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He turned down the scholarship to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. Buzz, which Aldrin made his legal name in 1988, came from his sister who when she was young pronounced "brother" as "buzzer" and later it was shortened to "Buzz". After graduating from West Point, third in his class, Aldrin was commissioned in the United States Air Force. He would become a fighter pilot and would fly 66 missions during the Korean War. After the war Aldrin would go to many different duty stations. In 1963 Aldrin would receive a degree from MIT. The degree, a Doctor of Science in Astronautics, included his graduation thesis which has as it's dedication the following: "In the ...
USS Hamner: Gearing-class destroyer in the United States Navy during the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Is there any way to re-sign Glen Rice Jr. to play the second half? Starters need rest and Prof. Miller's Korean War wounds may act up.
Joe, a Marine Veteran from the Korean War, had his home damaged during Hurricane Sandy... Shells Only to the rescue!
Happy Birthday, James Earl Jones! James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor who in a career of more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest actors in American history." Since his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones has won many awards, including a Tony Award and Golden Globe Award for his role in The Great White Hope. Jones has won three Emmy Awards, including two in the same year in 1991, and he also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the film version of The Great White Hope. He is also known for his voice acting, most notably as Darth Vader in the Star Wars film series and Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King, as well as many other film, stage, and television roles. As a child Jones overcame a stutter that lasted for several years. A pre-med major in college, he went on to serve as a U.S. Army Ranger during the Korean War, before pursuing a career in acting. On November 12, 2011, h ...
THOUGHTS When life has a habit of bring you down Take a look around and see how much life can be found We need to show this world that we will live even with all the tragedies life can give To bad this world can not see how many tragedies didn't have to be I will name a few so you can see just how many have been close to me There was the Vietnam War and of course J.F.K. Martin Luther king and Bobby Kennedy The Korean war and so many more for us to tell when we go next door We could stop tragedies like these if we all speak out in what we believe We all have a cause so let us see If we can stop all the tragedies that are yet to be [I wrote this in my late teens or early twenties that would be late sixties early seventies... I haven't changed much, except maybe not so naive any more.] :)
Except for the greatest generation, the Korean War Vets, Vietnam Vets
Throughout the Korean war (1950-1953), the martial art was tested in actual combat across the valleys of the Korean peninsula. During the war, Korean military leaders, politicians and martial arts promoters were very surprised to learn that from battle to battle, overall victories were won by Tang Soo Do trained soldiers. TANG SOO !!!
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen — the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War Ii — died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91. Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey died on Jan. 5 in their Los Angeles homes, relatives said Sunday. Huntley and Shambrey enlisted in 1942. They were shipped overseas to Italy in 1944 with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the Army Air Force's 332nd Fighter Group. As mechanics, they kept the combat planes flying. Huntley serviced P-39, P-47 and P-51 aircraft, and as crew chief was responsible for the plane of the squadron commander, Capt. Andrew D. Turner, said Huntley's nephew, Craig Huntly of Inglewood. "The life of his pilot was in his hands, and he took that very seriously," his nephew said. His concern led Turner to nickname him "Mother," Huntly said. In addition to facing danger, the Tuskegee Airmen faced racism. Shambrey's son, Tim Shambrey of Altadena, said his father recalled getting off a train ...
Dean a interesting read.. Oh how nice it would be to believe. This is most interesting and if you only read one e-mail today, this should be it. It is written by a dying black man whom I’d love to shake hands with. It will be interesting to find out who wrote this. Perhaps we will know in time. The words of a dying man have always captured my attention. Right or wrong, they are worth reading. I believe what this dying man has to say has a lot of truth. May not be what some will want to hear, but it is the truth. ~ I wanted to clear up a few black and white questions and answers. The things I state are facts. They are not downloaded from some media website, not propaganda, just observations from an 80-year-old black man born in America. I was told by my parents (yes, a married man and woman with my last name) that I was *** We lived in *** Town” in a small Texas town, no A/C, grass growing through the floor, no car, no TV. We washed our bodies with lye soap that my mother made by han ...
From a deep bond and friendship forged 64 years ago during the Korean War, the Republic of Korea has never forgotten. In our time of need, they say it is their turn to rush to our aid. Thank you Republic of Korea for the rehabilitation and humanitarian works accomplished by your Araw contingent in the typhoon Yolanda battered areas for the past 1 year.
"people in Turkey may face a civil war similar to or even worse than that of the 1970s, Assad-ization or North Korean “calmness&happiness.”"
KOREAN WAR NOTABLE: Dan Blocker was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean War. He had basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He served as an infantry sergeant in F Company, 2nd Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division in Korea, December 1951 to August 1952. He received a Purple Heart for wounds in combat according to the June/July 2013 issue of VFW Magazine.
"Annual extreme-weather drills are also being held by North Korean troops... " via
Girl next to me talking into cell phone like it's walkie talkie from the Korean war. "Yankee foxtrot. Do you acknowledge ?"
All of us who work at Electric Snake are softees for our Military active duty and veterans. And also our first responders. It was my honor to help Mr. Denault who was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne in the Korean War. So thank you again sir for your service.
Thank you Illinois veterans nurses and staff for sharing with us Korean War vet. Richard Brandons 85 B. DAY. The food and cake (forgot to take picture of) was great.Also thanks to all the guys who were able to share it with us. We Luv you ALL .
Courtesy of John Sprouse - this is an M75 APC (armored personnel carrier). The M75 saw service in the Korean War. The photos were taken at Gainesville Texas.
your not a Booker from the Korean War era
Very carefully “How South Korean commandos prepare for the worst
Using photographs on Stamps can open an unexpected can of worms
I had no regrets staying up that late just to watch Korean Brood War. Was worth it to watch such hype matches.
Please check out this video of me doing a presentation on Korean Admiral Yi Soon-shin and the Imjin War.
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business: How South Korean commandos prepare for the worst
How South Korean commandos prepare for the worst
Classy use of Korean War Vets memorial. One of my favorite sites. Remember the Forgotten War.
“W/ enough training we'll blow up any enemy facility in any given mission no matter what the cost is” -S Korean Major
While leaders mull a thaw, Korean commandos on both sides of the border train for war:
Attention TexVet: Honor Flight is looking to honor Korean War Veterans. Follow the link to learn more. Help...
Pres.Park claimed in war time at UN,ignoring Korean prostitutes are arrested overseas.
North Korean dictator's presence in Moscow likely to make other world leaders shy awayImage:...
Today I visited the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington . Such a poignant memorial.
the Korean War is technically still ongoing. The battles stopped with a cease fire only and no treaty [S…
Military exercises show war on Korean Peninsula is far from over
Koreans are emotional people who know the pain of war.So this movie absolutely will touch to hearts of our Korean brothers.
"When it comes to Korean players, the game is war"
Before that, my city was home to many WWII and Korean War veterans. Small suburb houses.
SSgt. Charles Rangel, U.S. Army 1948-52 Korean War. 503rd Artillery Bn, 2nd Infantry Division. For leading a group of soldiers out of a Chinese Army encirclement during the Battle of Kunu-ri in 1950, he earned a Bronze Star with Valor device. He also earned a Purple Heart. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the second-longest currently serving member of the House of Representatives, serving continuously since 1971. As its most senior member, he is also the Dean of New York's congressional delegation. Rangel was the first African-American Chair of the influential House Ways and Means Committee. He is also a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
AMERICA IS SILENT WHILE A CORPORATE PERESTROIKA OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE'S WEALTH AND ASSETS OCCUR, A FIRST WORLD STRONG PUBLIC SECTOR IS DISMANTLED, AND WEALTH INEQUITY CREATED BY SYSTEMIC CORPORATE FRAUD AND GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION RULE-WHILE THE REST OF THE WORLD HAS MASSIVE PROTESTS AND ARE SENDING POLITICIANS PACKING-BECAUSE WE HAVE NO NATIONAL AND LOCAL LABOR AND JUSTICE LEADERS! I started by looking globally at developing world nations taken with this neo-liberal education policy and today I want to look locally at how it is replacing our developed world education policy. While progressive liberals and Republicans in the 1950s-1970s were building strong public universities and K-12 with strong Federal and state funding, War on Poverty funding of low-income schools, and MLK's fight for Equal Opportunity and Access education here in the US-US corporations were writing and installing this neo-liberal education system overseas in Japan after WW2, in South Korea after the Korean War, in China and Singapore ...
William Bryant Arnold, 84, of Columbia, MO formerly of Sedalia passed away Sunday, January 04, 2015 at The Bluffs in Columbia. He was born on January 02, 1931 in Pitt County, NC a son of Hyman E. and Lucy (Smith) Arnold. On September 28, 1962 in Santa Anna, CA he was united in marriage to Gail Mae (Farris), who survives of the home. Bill and his wife owned and operated several businesses in the Sedalia area. Including Arnold's Farm Structures, Arnolds Outlet, Kettle Korn Concession and mobile home parks and other rentals. He was involved in the church, having served as Chairman of the Administrative Board and several committees. Bill loved traveling, camping with friends, as well as spending time with his family. He was a member of New Bethel Church and the American Legion Post 642. Bill served his country honorably in the US Navy during the Korean War. Besides his wife, he is survived by four sisters, Doris Dixon of Norfolk, VA, Elsie Simpson of Norfolk, VA, Peggy William of Chocowinity, NC and Franc ...
*** Gregory: The Truth about North Korea, the "punks" at Sony, the 38th parallel, & how the Korean War never ended
OLD FART PRIDE I am one and proud of it. I'm passing this on as I did not want to be the only old fart receiving it. Actually, it's not a bad thing to be called, as you will see. * Old Farts are easy to spot at sporting events; during the playing of the National Anthem. Old Farts remove their caps and stand at attention and sing without embarrassment. They know the words and believe in them. * Old Farts remember World War Ii, Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal, Normandy and Hitler. They remember the Atomic Age, the Korean War, The Cold War, the Jet Age and the Moon Landing. They remember the 50 plus Peacekeeping Missions from 1945 to 2005, not to mention Vietnam . * If you bump into an Old Fart on the sidewalk he will apologize. If you pass an Old Fart on the street, he will nod or tip his cap to a lady. Old Farts trust strangers and are courtly to women.. * Old Farts hold the door for the next person and always, when walking, make certain the lady is on the inside for protection. * Old Farts get irritated if some ...
In 1989, Billy Joel gave us a world history lesson starting from 1949 to the cola wars. How did he pack so much history in one tune? We Didn't Start the Fire by: Bill Joel Facts by: (Truman Harry S Truman became U.S. President when President Roosevelt died in 1945. He was responsible for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan and ending World War Ii. Truman initiated the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after the war. He started his second term in 1949, defeating Thomas Dewey. A famous picture shows him smiling and holding up the Chicago Tribune newspaper with the headline "Dewey Defeats Truman". During his second term, he brought the United States into the Korean War. Doris Day Doris Day was born in 1924. She started singing and touring with the Les Brown Band at age 16. She made her first movie in 1948 and soon became a popular movie star and singer. Red China Communists took control of China after a struggle that started before World War Ii and renamed the country the People's Republic of China. It was cal ...
DOUG ROSS: Moseley jousting at wind turbines: … of World War Ii, the Korean War and the Vietnam War and …
Korean War veterans sought for project.
the Korean Workers’ Party (KWP). During the Korean War (1950-1953) Kim’s father placed him in safety in Northeast China.
WWII, Korean War veterans treated to special screening of 'Unbroken'
Redneck @ post office wouldn't let us in cas he said he was last customer. Prob has yellow fever from Korean War trying to impress teller
Year ahead may mark turning point for SDF: … the 1950 outbreak of the Korean War transformed the se...
Korean War Memorial to remain in Plymouth - The British Korean Veterans Association (BKVA) is disbanding this year...
A Strong Bond and Friendship. Since the disastrous Korean War in the 1950’s, the alliance between the United...
"little boxes on the hillside...made of ticky-tacky." Houses to Korean War veterans and their…
Richard P. Griffin, Korean War vet, worked at UB: … in the Army during the Korean War from 1950 to ...
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More than 200 WWII & Korean War veterans about to see Unbroken thanks to See the…
Students search for Korean War veterans for memorial | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
UPDATED: honours veterans from WWII & Korean War.
"It’s clear from the past week that the Korean War continues—and not just in a figurative sense:" via
S Korea proposes talks with North next month: … families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War and va...
South Korea offers talks to North: … of families separated by the Korean War more than 60 years ago...
28 December 1950 - Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea. On June 25, 1950, the Korean War began when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel, the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. The invasion by the Chinese broadens this war coming close to beginning an other world war. “If we let Korea down,” President Harry Truman (1884-1972) said, “the Soviet[s] will keep right on going and swallow up one [place] after another.” The fight on the Korean peninsula was a symbol of the global struggle between east and west, good and evil. As the North Korean army pushed into Seoul, the South Korean capital, the United States readied its troops for a war against communism itself. At first, the war was a defensive one–a war to get the communists out of South Korea–and it went badly for the Allies. The North Korean army was well-disciplined, . ...
12/28/1950: Korean War; Chinese troops crossed the 38th Parallel and moved into South Korea.
My Dad was in the Korean War and returned to visit with other veterans at the invitation of South Korean government.
Thanks, Brad! So do our WWII and Korean War veterans!!!
Korean War vet James Laughlin died 2 days after veterans center cameras captured staff dragging him across the room.
I added a video to a playlist In Their Words: Stories from Veterans - Ray Bollinger - Korean War
Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014 BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War. Brady took up a personal campaign for increased gun control after surviving a head wound when a man tried unsuccessfully to kill President Ronald Reagan, for whom Brady was press secretary. Chung began a years-long quest for justice, which eventually prompted the U.S. Army to acknowledge having killed civilian refugees at No Gun Ri. Brady and Chung, who died within days of each other in August, are among the notables who left the world in 2014. Others included political figures who catalyzed war and peace and scientists who changed our lives. And we lost beloved entertainers, some remembered for bringing audiences decades of smiles and tears and others who left the stage long before t ...
Breaking: we're, technically, sort of, at war w/ North Korea...still...since 1950 (because Korean War ended in armistice not peace treaty)
VIDEO : "The History of the Filipino in South Korea" (Tagalog with English & Hanggul subtitles) --- Documentary on Philippine-S.Korea Relations from the Korean War ("The Forgotten War") to the Present. Directed and written by Carlo Marco C. Cruz (Smoke & Mirrors Entertainment). Video-Documentary Copyright by ©Philippine Embassy (Seoul, South Korea) 2012 link to the YouTube channel :
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War with North Korea, a battle with China... and 60,000 dead.. Oh you didn't know about the Korean War? Take a peek..
SKorea, US and Japan to Share Intel on North Korea: … of war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended w...
Thanks to all our brave veterans, We are all in your debt, Photo from my visit to the troops in the Korean War,
Jun 27 1950- The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War
Why it’s important to remember the Korean War
North Korea, the greatest free advertiser for your film. Oh God, what if the Korean War and the division of an entire country were just a pretext to engineer this situation? Kim Jong Un might actually be a marketing assistant from Hull, called Basil. WHAT HAVE YOU WROUGHT SONY?!
Today my Father would be 99 years old. Gail Woods fought in WW II and re-enlisted to serve in Korean War. He had 2 Purp…
’S MESSAGE FOR THE FILIPINOS 18 July 2008 Written by Jaeyoun Kim Filipinos always complain about the corruption in the Philippines. Do you really think the corruption is the problem of the Philippines? I do not think so. I strongly believe that the problem is the lack of love for the Philippines. Let me first talk about my country, Korea. It might help you understand my point. After the Korean War, South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. Koreans had to start from scratch because entire country was destroyed after the Korean War, and we had no natural resources. Koreans used to talk about the Philippines, for Filipinos were very rich in Asia. We envy Filipinos. Koreans really wanted to be well off like Filipinos. Many Koreans died of famine. My father and brother also died because of famine. Korean government was very corrupt and is still very corrupt beyond your imagination, but Korea was able to develop dramatically because Koreans really did their best for the common good with their ...
[Here's the text of the piece in case you don't feel like clicking through.] I, and I imagine many Korean Americans, were offended when first hearing about the movie The Interview. A “buddy movie” that merely takes advantage of the average American’s lack of interest in Korea — by which I mean North and South — didn’t seem like a great idea. Given that we lost over 36,000 soldiers in the Korean War, and that there has never been a the sort of public soul-searching that we’ve had many times in films over the Vietnam War — think of Platoon, Born of the 4th of July, Full Metal Jacket, Good Morning Vietnam, etc. — I always thought we should move the other way: learn more about what created the present conditions, not turn what is a truly awful, desperate situation in the North into caricature. What was especially offensive, to me, was the poster for the movie in which the Korean written language, Hangul — something all Koreans take immense pride in, a symbol of their resistance to the Japa ...
you make uncle's death during Korean War seem senseless if we don't have pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. Veterans be outraged!
I'm sure that Korean War veterans are just THRILLED today.
Well deserved honor for Korean War Vets at Stokes VA Center.
Korean American Assoc. gathered at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center to honor veterans of the Korean War.
Fund raising for the proposed Korean War Memorial is still going strong
Willie Nelson. The Korean War. Year served: 1951. Volunteered, hoping to become a jet pilot, discharged for a bad back.
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Veterans of the Korean War, we salute you: via
Anyone know any WWII, Korean War, or Vietnam War vets in St Louis area who'd be willing to talk to me for Veterans History Project?
New interviews are up! We have expanded our efforts to preserve the Korean War by interviewing veterans in...
We love to celebrate our Korean War veterans on
Local veterans of the Korean War presented a cheque towards the upkeep of the memorial on Plymouth *** The...
Korean War veterans donate funds for upkeep of their own memorial:
Veterans who restored Dunmore tank plan Korean War Memorial at site - Scranton Times-Tribune
SILVER LAKE – Dr. Clifford W. Fox, Jr., 86, passed away Dec. 13, 2014 surrounded by his family. Clifford was born in Wooster, Ohio to the late Clifford and Esther (Kyser) Fox and lived in the Silver Lake area since 1965. He was a graduate of Wooster High School and graduated from The College of Wooster and The Ohio State University School of Dentistry Summa *** Latte. He enlisted in the US Army in 1947 and served during the Korean War. In 1954 he entered and served in the Army Reserve retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1988. Clifford began his own dental practice in 1960 in Akron, Ohio and continued serving his community until his retirement in 2010. Dentistry was his passion; he enjoyed teaching nationally and internationally. Along with his parents, Clifford is preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Joan; and brother, James Fox. He is survived by his children, Dr. Steven (Mari) Fox, Deborah (Paul) Gatto and Catherine Fox-Young; grandchildren, Amy (Mike) Adkins, Melissa, Robert and Ma ...
The Media Is Focusing On the WRONG Senate Torture Report Posted on December 12, 2014 by Washington's Blog The Big Story Torture Everyone Is Missing While the torture report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee is very important, it doesn’t address the big scoop regarding torture. Instead, it is the Senate Armed Services Committee’s report that dropped the big bombshell regarding the U.S. torture program. Senator Levin, commenting on a Armed Services Committee’s report on torture in 2009, explained: The techniques are based on tactics used by Chinese Communists against American soldiers during the Korean War for the purpose of eliciting FALSE confessions for propaganda purposes. Techniques used in SERE training include stripping trainees of their clothing, placing them in stress positions, putting hoods over their heads, subjecting them to face and body slaps, depriving them of sleep, throwing them up against a wall, confining them in a small box, treating them like animals, subjecting them ...
Happy Veterans Day.my father (RIP), navy vet who served during the Korean War.
THANK YOU to my grandfather, a Veteran from the Korean War, and all our Veterans for your sacrifice to our gre
Veteran returns to Korea to receive a medal: … Banquet are veterans of the Korean War and their fam...
[BLOG] My night in with Korean War veterans → read it in
TV crew and our veterans ready for filming a documentary telling their stories from the Korean War.
performs in Ottawa (28 Nov) & Montreal (1 Dec) Canada in honour of Canadian veterans of the Korean War
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My father (center) veteran of WWII Korean War, Proud of all of our veterans who sacrificed for our freedom,
CIA on TV: 'Homeland', 'State of Affairs' or the real one?: … an army hospital in the Korean War lo...
I always throw in the Korean War when I can. the whole ware is like a Rocky IV match.
After days of relentlessly questioning Merrill about his role in the Korean War, the North Korean "investigator" suddenly switched subjects.
Mark shooting some video by the NJ Korean War Memorial...rain seems lighter but wind still strong.
At the dawn of the Korean War, with its corps facing encirclement by a Chinese army, one Marine company was tasked with controlling a key mountain road out of North Korea. Their stand at Fox Hill against an entire division of Chinese troops has become legendary.
Spending a few hours today serving catered lunch to WWII & Korean War Vets. Truly the I'm
Pyongyang's last POW: Korean War veteran Merrill Newman was hauled off a plane at Pyongyang airport in late 2013. Here's what happened next.
DE YOUNG Tice, age 84, of Hawthorne, on Monday, December 8, 2014. Born and raised in Paterson, Tice had lived in Prospect Park before moving to Hawthorne 16 years ago. He served his country as a soldier in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his service, Tice was a Maintenance worker for Hawthorne High School until retirement. Tice was the loving brother of Dorothy Piela of Hawthorne, Lois Johnson of Kingsland, GA, his late twin brother Fritz DeYoung (1993) and the late Edward DeYoung (2013). His is survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. Funeral will be at 11 AM on Friday, December 12, 2014 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 6-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
LG could race ahead in smartwatch spec war at MWC . LG's successor to the G Watch R will be the Korean company's ...
Wake Island Documentary reminds us to look for this Wake Island monument in Veterans Memorial Park: "Veterans Memorial Park has a Memorial Plaza that contains a number of different monuments and memorials that have been erected in honor of our veterans. These include a Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, POW/MIA Memorial, as well as others. It is a wonderful place to visit to reflect on the sacrifice so many have made for our freedom." (Description from the Boise Parks & Recreation website; for more see
Merrill Newman, a Korean War veteran, was hauled off his plane at Pyongyang airport last year. This happened next:
Mickey At War The Bridges At Toko-Ri (1954) The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a film from 1954 that was directed by Mark Robson and was based on the novel by James Michener about a U.S. Navy pilot assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended bridges during the Korean War. The story was made into a motion picture by Paramount Pictures. The Bridges at Toko-Ri closely follows the novel, emphasizing the lives of the pilots and crew in the context of a war that seems remote to all except those who fight in it. The film stars William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney, and Robert Strauss, and it also contains early film roles by Dennis Weaver and Earl Holliman. Michener based his novel on actual missions flown against the railroad bridges at Majon-ni[4] and Samdong-ni, North Korea, during the winter of 1951–52, when he was a news correspondent aboard the aircraft carriers USS Essex and USS Oriskany. Onscreen credits include the following written acknowledgment: "We proudly present this motion picture a ...
US prisoners showing the middle finger to their North Korean captors. Read the story:
US jets flown by Iranians might be attacking North Korean tanks in the Middle East -
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Rest in Peace, Sir. Just Now: Former Chaplain of the Marine Corps and Korean War vet laid to rest
korean war brought xtian missionaries from America
1950: KOREAN WAR. A C-47 completes the first successful night drop of agents behind enemy lines in Korea.
The Korean War took place within the period of 25th June, 1950 and 27th July, 1953. The…
“Wow. God Bless America 🇺🇸 korean war and Vietnam War were only 9 years apart, god this is stupid
New memorial unveiled in honours British troops that served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953
In the 1990s, Ashton Carter wanted to bomb a North Korean nuclear reactor -- even if it meant all-out war
The marine and the kitten, Korean War, 1952 '
86. Korean War (Part 1) America knew that the withdrawal of U.S. forces from South Korea would likely lead (cont) http:/…
Interesting. What did Presidents Hoover , Truman, and Eisenhower have in common? This is something that should be of great interest for you to pass around. I didn't know of this until it was pointed out to me. Back during the great depression, Herbert Hoover ordered the deportation of ALL illegal aliens in order to make jobs available to American citizens that desperately needed work. Harry Truman deported over two million illegal aliens after WWII to create jobs for returning veterans. In 1954 Dwight Eisenhower deported 13 million Mexicans. The program was called Operation *** It was done so WWII and Korean War veterans would have a better chance at jobs. It took two years, but they deported them! Now, if they could deport the illegal aliens back then, they could surely do it today. If you have doubts about the veracity of this information, enter Operation *** into your favorite search engine and confirm it for yourself. Why, you might ask, can't they do this today? Actually the answer is quite ...
Koica’s aid touches young and old in Sri Lanka: … we were recovering from the Korean War, so it is ...
The Republic Of Korea is a small country on the far eastern edge of Asia. Although it ranks 109th in the world in terms of land area, the country is a center of economic activity, culture, and arts. Korea was colonized by Japan in the early 20th century and later had to endure the Korean War (1950-53), but it has achieved amazing economic growth in a short period, dubbed "the Miracle on the Han River."Today, Korea is an industrial nation standing tall on the world stage. Its semiconductor, automobile, shipbuilding, steel making, and IT industries are on the leading edge in global markets. It hosted the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the 2002 Korea-Japan FIFA World Cup. More recently, Korean dramas, movies, and music are attracting many audiences in Asian countries and beyond, creating what is being called the "Korean Wave." Korea's new standing in the international community was highlighted in 2010 with the nation becoming the first Asian country to chair the G20 and host the G20 Seoul Summit.
View the new documentary video “Arirang Rhapsody,” about the Korean folk song “Arirang,” a song that has had a special place in the hearts and memories of all Korean War veterans. for more than sixty years.
Joseph R. FORTH, 86, of Wheeling, died Monday, December 1, 2014 at Liza's Place, Wheeling. He was born October 27, 1928 in Buffalo, NY, son of the late Joseph and Elma Steinfeldt Forth. Joseph was owner-president of East Coast Electronics, was a technician with NY State Power Authority, a HAM amateur radio operator(Call letters WA2TRT), worked at WWVA Radio and was a Navy veteran during the Korean War. In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Stephanie Marie Beech Forth in 1991, a sister, Dolores Jones and a grandson, Justin Forth. Surviving are 4 children; Joseph Forth of Indio, CA, Nicholas (Bethanne) Forth of Buffalo, NY, Sue (David) Visnic of Wheeling, Helen (Jay) Zengerski of Buffalo, NY, a sister; Geri Wolter of Mt. Dora, FL, 7 grandchildren; Rachel, Ben, Paul, Alex, Mark, April and Jeff and 7 great grandchildren. Friends will be received on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 3:00pm until 8:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove, where services will be h ...
The nurse pleaded guilty to failing to properly care for a Korean War veteran
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Happy Dad! Veteran and Korean War. And many thanks to all veterans out there .
My biggest hero is my dad who served in the Army during the Korean war and next would be my son-in-law Daniel Wheeler who is in the Army serving in Africa. Thanks to all you have and are serving now. May God watch over you and your families.
After the WWII Memorial, the group walks along the reflecting pool to the Korean War Memorial and the Vietnam War Memorial. For some veterans, visiting these memorials is a lighthearted experience. For others, it is an opportunity to reflect on their experiences and remember lost friends or family members. Sometimes we can squeeze in a stop at the FDR Memorial, as well.
This country, with its citizens' lack of care for each other, has been saying, "Bring on the death panels!" Makes sense, doesn't it? Without decent health care, what happens? We die. But are the citizens really to blame? Or have they been thoroughly propagandized? Propagandized? During the Korean War we called it something else: "brain washing." What's the difference? The result is the same: The North Koreans threatened, "If you don't say what we want you to say, we might kill you." Our government in the past has said, "If you vote for health care, you will die (death panels)," but the fact is that if you can't afford health care, you also will die sooner than you would have otherwise. Propaganda is indeed powerful. And yes, it can buy elections, especially when the electorate has been dumbed down because a decent higher education has been withheld for want of money.
.HELP NEEDED FOR KOREAN VETERAN. I was called by one of our major sponsors who has a Korean War Veteran in need of a ramp on his front porch. His grandson was killed in Iraq in 2006 to boot. He lives in Medina, family and friends stated that they have been having to basically pick this veteran up and carry him up/down the stairs when they leave. If anyone is willing to help and has the ability to build one of these, the family said that would be the best Christmas for this hero. They have been trying a metal ramp, problem is, is that it is short and very slippery. Risk to high and someone will seriously get hurt. If anyone is willing, please let me know, call me, inbox me and I will get back to you ASAP.
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THE HAUNTINGS ABOARD USS THE SULLIVANS The USS THE SULLIVANS: DD57, a new Fletcher Class Destroyer, was launched on April 4, 1943, at Bethlehem Steel Corporation, San Francisco CA, just 5 months after The USS Juneau was sunk, killing not only the Sullivan brothers but also thirty other families of brothers serving on this ship as well. This new Fletcher Class Destroyer was named after the Sullivan brothers, at the suggestion of President Roosevelt; due to the Sullivan family's terrible sacrifice of losing all five of their sons. Luckily, the youngest brother, Al, had a wife and son, James, and their sister was also at home, not serving in the Armed Forces. These remnants of the Sullivan family were a small comfort to the grieving parents, who paid such a high price in the loss of their sons. The Armed Forces felt bad about this, as well as smarting from all the bad publicity. All of the branches of our Armed Forces quickly began to enforce the rules about brothers serving together, and began the policy of ...
He Holds All Things Together Hebrews 1:1-4 The Son is the gleaming brightness of God's glory. He is the exact likeness of God's being. He uses his powerful word to hold all things together. Hebrews 1:3a That is an amazing statement. It is put in the present tense, saying that he is the One who is keeping things going right now. Stanford University is the site of a linear accelerator, a mighty two-mile long atom smasher. It is a great lever with which scientists try to pry the lid off the secrets of matter and discover what is in the miniature world of the atom, the neutron, and the proton. Linear Accelerator scientists have discovered a complexity they never dreamed of, and they have found particles that they cannot even invent enough names for. But one thing they are consistently discovering is that there is some strange force that holds everything together. They do not know what to call it, and they do not know how to identify it. They talk about a kind of cosmic glue that holds things together. Isn't i ...
Just finished another good read and very informative book about the Korean War (police action). Chosin by Eric Hammel goes into great detail about the brave men in that action!
Would you believe that Lee Iacocca is 94 years old and is still KICKIN’ butt? Check out his latest rant. Just as true today as it was when his book first came out. He was, and still is, a brilliant businessman! Often we need to be reminded of Iacocca's words, Remember Lee Iacocca, the man who rescued Chrysler Corporation from its death throes? He's now 94 years old and has a new book , 'Where Have All The Leaders Gone?'. Lee Iacocca Says: "Am I the only guy in this country who's fed up with what's happening? Where the *** is our outrage with this so called president? We should be screaming bloody murder! We've got a gang of tax cheating clueless leftists trying to steer our ship of state right over a cliff, we've got corporate gangsters stealing us blind, and we can't even run a ridiculous cash-for-clunkers program without losing $26 billion of the taxpayers' money, much less build a hybrid car. But instead of getting mad, everyone sits around and nods their heads when the politicians say, 'trust me, t ...
Jack Morris survived the Korean War, two bouts of cancer and a stroke. Last week he finally got to live his dream.
Korean War soldier identified, to be buried
Tennessee Valley obituaries for Dec. 2: Korean War veteran was Auburn University graduate: Here is a list of the…
Interesting article on Syria's tank fleet.
from my own experience, Koreans love Germany, but most of them mainly because Germany granted them a credit after the Korean war
And I think it's sad that we are so fixated on Gallipoli that we forget about Vietnam, the Korean War, the Boer War, WWII, Gulf Wars.
Did You Know?. To avoid boredom while in a POW camp during the Korean War, Lt. John Thornton would ride an...
The Hidden History of the Korean War - Forbidden Bookshelf by I. F. Stone | Open Road Integrated Media
Did someone say "Axis of Evil"? N. Korean upgraded tanks still in use in Syrian Civil War | NK News
I wasn't even aware there was a Korean war I'm not going to lie so I'm a tad puzzled why I'm in a lecture about it
Emil Truszkowski's speech about North Korean orphans in Poland during the Korean War, presented on 2014.11.07 at...
North Korea's links and arms trade with Syria:
After doing so much for others, Jack Morris finally got to live out his dream.
Bazooka? Those haven't been around since the Korean War, grandpa.
Movie about North Korean leader called an act of war by NK and supposedly the reason behind the Sony cyberattack .
Improve North Korean Human Rights By Ending War: … definitive end to the Korean War will bring Nort...
I've culled two FB "friends" one shared the fake "korean war vet" Ferguson racist story and another one just shared an Asian hate status
grandfather 's Korean.He was allowed to forced labor and done violence by crowded arounds in the past war time.
China will not go to war for N. Korea: Former general: … ;s aid during the 1950-53 Korean War, when ...
North Korean weapons being used in the Middle East:
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N Korean T 55 tanks and MANPADS being used by ISIS in Syria …
Saving the Warthog to save troop lives: … about his service in the Korean War, a veteran once remar...
Delivering a Dream: give Korean War veteran a day he'll remember forever.
Go behind-the-scenes as an 84-year-old Korean War veteran prepares to become honorary head coach.
I followed 84-year-old Korean War vet Jack Morris as he prepared to be honorary coach for a night.
The $3m house club: … million better off after a Korean War veteran’s Manly home sold … previously...
To the Korean War veteran in front of me at Bocce today, I wish I'd known of your service as we waited in line
A Korean War veteran discovers his Washington-based PR firm has been taken over by Communist infiltrators.
Harold Dinzes who recently passed away at 98, was a Veteran of WW II and the Korean War, and was one…
I remind this Korean War veteran of a prostitute he once knew. Related: I'm uncomfortable.
Sending a shout out to one of our incredible patients! Korean War veteran, Armando, struggled with peripheral neuropathy for 20 years.
Beautiful story from Houston. Local 2 viewers helped disabled Korean War veteran get home for Thanksgiving.
Today in Marine Corps' history, the 1st Marine Corps Division avoided total annihilation during the Korean War after being surrounded by 10 Chinese Divisions at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, Nov. 27, 1950. The Marines were part of a United Nations force made up of U.S., United Kingdom and South Korean troops. These forces fought a 17-day brutal battle in sub-freezing conditions, inflicting crippling losses against the Chinese to break through the trap and withdraw in good order. No Marines have ever faced worse weather, terrain or odds than those who fought at Chosin Reservoir. Outnumbered 8 to 1 and surrounded by the enemy, Marines fought through 10 Chinese infantry divisions and -40 degree snowstorms to rejoin their allies at sea. "We’ve been looking for the enemy for several days now. We’ve finally found them. We're surrounded. That simplifies our problem ..." —Col Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller, Commander of 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division
Tributes paid to Korean War veteran who has died, aged 84
What’s New? Check out our newest titles that will hit the shelves Tuesday, December 2: New Books: FOR ADULTS- *The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam-Would you like to know mor about and better understand the Korean War? Halberstam’s detailed and carefully researched book will provide vivid descriptions of the major figures of the war, insight to the political decisions and blunders of both sides of the war, and the stories of the individuals on the front lines who were left to deal with those decisions and blunders. Meet the men and women in the war, follow them, and see some of the worst battles in history. *For the Good of the Order: Nick Coleman and the High Tide of Liberal politics in Minnesota, 1971-1981 by John Watson Milton-Although Nick Coleman died in 1981, his political legacy continues on. Milton’s in-depth telling of Coleman’s life and times contributes to the idea that the government can “clear pathways that are accessible for all of us.” *Only the Hea ...
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I'm sure gonna have fun telling my Korean War veteran's wife (aka grandma) that I'm moving to Korea in two years :)
Decades after he was killed protecting his unit from the enemy, Medal of Honor recipient Pvt. Miguel A. Vera of the Korean War was laid to rest Nov. 20, 2014 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Vera, who was from Puerto Rico, joined the Army when he was 17 years old. He was killed in Chorwon, Korea, Sept. 21, 1952. He received the Medal of Honor, March 18, and Rodriguez accepted the award on his uncle's behalf. Vera was recognized for extraordinary heroism when his unit attempted to retake the right sector of "Old Baldy." The unit came under heavy fire at close range and was forced back. Vera voluntarily stayed behind and was killed as he covered the withdrawal as the troops moved to safety. His Medal of Honor citation says Vera "remained steadfast in his position, directing accurate fire against the hostile positions despite the intense volume of fire which the enemy was concentrating upon him." Vera was buried at Utuado Municipal Cemetery in Puerto Rico. He was moved to Arlington National Cemete ...
My cousin got a Vietnam memorial tattoo in honor of our pop pop... Only thing is my pop pop was in the Korean War
Chosin and the importance of perspective. Check . Col. Lewis “Chesty” Puller. 1950 Korean War.
Memorial Hall for Ethiopian Veterans in the Korean War(1950~1953). Which building locate at chuncheon South Korea.
At 6:30 this evening, Korean War veteran Jack Morris will walk into his lifelong dream at Benjamin Johnson Arena:
Raleigh Memorial to Veterans of WWI, WWII, & Korean War, Capital grounds,
Korean War Memorial unveiled at Saugus Veterans Park: via
Mom rec'd notice fr/Veterans Affairs~she will get memorial✞as Dad died last year of cancer fr/asbestos from service in Korean War~still sad.
Korean War Vets panel kicking off. .. what a history they are sharing today at Veterans Memorial Museum.
Memorial bridges and roads dedicated Thursday: … chaos. He fought in the Korean War from 1950-1953 ...
1950: The Iowa class battleship U.S.S. New Jersey (BB-62) is recommissioned for the Korean War.
11/21/1950: Battleship USS New Jersey was recommissioned & reentered active service for operations in Korean War.
November 21, 1950 - 64 years ago today: 17 Canadian soldiers en route to the Korean War, and four train crewmen,...
Canadian soldiers en route to serve in Korean War killed in train accident in BC on Nov. 21, 1950
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Humbled and honored to join the Rodriguez family and my friend Congressman Larry Smith at the internment ceremony for Private Miguel Vera today. In March, Private Vera received the recognition for his acts of valor in the Korean War he so deserved when President Barack Obama awarded him the Medal of Honor. Today he received the burial he rightfully deserves in Arlington National Cemetery.
TT: 1950-Korean War and the Peanuts comic strip begin. Nursing school yearbook photos.
PLEASE SHARE! It's time for me to rant a little today. So my dad went into Home Depot yesterday and asked for his 10% military discount that he always gets at Lowes and they ask him for his military id and when he shows it they ask him if he was in the military for 20 years and he said no but he did serve many years and fought in the Korean war so they denied him his 10% discount since he didn't have 20 years of service. Are you kidding me he served the Korean war which was one of the worst and definitely one of the least prepared wars the government ever sent our troops into with summer gear and below freezing temps. In my opinion rather you serve one year or one war or 20 years and 3 wars you are still a US military vet and you deserve any perk you can get! I went up and spoke to the guy at Home Depot and he came right out and said all these people wanting a 10% discount to get their 1 or 2 dollar discount is crazy and out of hand and a pain in the butt. Sorry but wrong answer Home Depot because of our ...
Kim BokDong said she was raped by Jpn soldiers during Korean War. Huh?. htt…
it's a bad day when you have to write a timed essay on the Korean War and u don't even know where it is 😍
HistoryInPix: The marine and the kitten, Korean War, 1952
ComfortWoman Kim Bok-dong said she was raped by Japanese soldiers during Korean War. Huh?. http…
Looking for place to stash my gear at folks' house, and I found my Dad's duffle bag from his Korean War draft stint
On this day in the United States, San Jose State College students demonstrate against the Dow Chemical Company, the maker of napalm. Police were sent in, but the students refused to disperse and several protest leaders were arrested. The next day the students defied California governor Ronald Reagan's warning against further demonstrations and again staged an anti-Dow demonstration. Napalm was an acronym derived from naphthetic and palmic acids, whose salts were used to manufacture the jellied gasoline--napalm--that was used in flame-throwers and bombs. Napalm first came into widespread use during World War Ii, especially in flame throwers used to destroy entrenched Japanese positions in the Pacific war. It was also used extensively in aerial bombs during the Korean War against Chinese and North Korean entrenchments. The use of napalm in the Vietnam War concerned many Americans who considered it an especially cruel and barbaric weapon.
Met a man tonight at work who was 87 and was in the Korean War . Just couldn't say anything besides thank you for serving . Respect those who have fallen and fought proudly for red white and blue . They are the reason I can post this in the first place.
South Korea forms new safety agency: … to rebuild following the 1950-53 Korean War. Officials said ...
A group of Korean Americans who were separated from their families during the Korean War are calling for reunions between family members in the United States and North Korea. Divided Families is ...
Everyday is Veterans Day in America! I hope that some of you have seen it or watched it last night at 11 pm on NETV. It was called something like "Homecoming, Welcoming Nebraska Veterans". Anyway, it's about korean War Veterans Freedom Flight to Washington DC that my Dad went on. It was really interesting. But why is the Korean War known as "The Forgotten War"? I always wondered myself until it said that the Korean War was the first war based on points. For example what you did and where you were as a soldier would earn you points. My Dad was stationed right by the Front at all times, so that in return built up enough points to be sent home in a year's time. So that meant that individuals came home in small numbers and not in large units. They practically went under the radar in being seen by the Nation, but not be families and local towns. So they were forgotten but not to those who knew them. That went on into the Vietnam War and I feel even today. But a Soldier could spend many tours in Vietn ...
In honoring veterans, don't forget the Korean War
A Korean War vet, who donated $500,000+ toward creating the Korean War Veterans Memorial, has passed away:
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[61,000 served in the during the Korean War. Over 740 of them were killed and over 2,300 wounded.
Southwest Jr. High gym is set for the Veterans Day Assembly! They'll have WWII vet, Korean War vet and a Navy Seal. http…
We honor you, sir, and all our Korean War veterans on
They Knew It They KNEW they were committing war crimes... and LOVED it. WASHINGTON -- A six-year-old memo from within the George W. Bush administration that came to light this week acknowledges that White House-approved interrogation techniques amounted to "war crimes." The memo's release has called attention to what has changed since President Barack Obama took office, but it also raises questions about what hasn't. The Bush White House tried to destroy every copy of the memo, written by then-State Department counselor Philip Zelikow. Zelikow examined tactics like waterboarding -- which simulates drowning -- and concluded that there was no way they were legal, domestically or internationally. “We are unaware of any precedent in World War Ii, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, or any subsequent conflict for authorized, systematic interrogation practices similar to those in question here," Zelikow wrote. The memo has been obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive and Wired's Spen ...
goes here.. 1950/6, 25 Korean War many young men in the United States helped shed blood when the sublime sacrifice of
On Nov. 16, 1950 – Canadian troops for the Korean War arrived at Fort Lewis, Washington, for training.
Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953 (Modern War Studies) -
Ever since the accident I will always have really bad anxiety getting off the Korean War veterans pkwy
Korean War gather around an rendering of a planned mural to honor them in
Hey Obama how many people did the US kill in 1950-53 - Korean War? 4,500,000!
Veterans from WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War & Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom will be honored at CFS.
The US & China virtually fought in the Korean War b/w 1950 and 1953. China also directly supported North Vietnam in the Vietnam War.
Soldier Missing from Korean War Accounted For On Nov 10th, the Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced that the remains of Army Sgt. Michael J. Barra, 18, of Ithaca, N.Y., missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors on Nov. 22, in Ithica, N.Y. In late November 1950, Barra was assigned to Company C, 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division (ID), which was deployed north and northeast of Kunu-ri, North Korea, when their defensive line was attacked by Chinese forces, forcing the unit to withdraw to a more defensible position. Before they could disengage, the 2nd ID was forced to fight through a series of Chinese roadblocks, commonly known as “The Gauntlet.” Barra was reported missing in action after the battle. Returning American soldiers who had been held as prisoners of war and released after the Armistice, reported that Barra had been captured Dec. 1, 1950, by Chinese forces and died Feb 20, ...
John Masson survived three wars, but the 91-year-old Air Force veteran was no match for the brutality of the home invasion robbers who broken into home and beat him beyond recognition. The attack occurred on Oct. 28 at Masson's Northern California home. After a week in intensive, the elderly warrior died of his injuries just a few days shy of Veterans Day. Masson served in World War Ii, the Korean War and in Vietnam. More recently, Masson had devoted his life to caring for his disabled stepdaughter. Read KTLA's story here:
Happy Veterans Day to the men and women of the Armed Forces (and my Papa who served in the Navy during the Korean War). Th…
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Kodak Alaris working with a Korean War photo project to connect veterans w/ their photos - on WXXI TV last night
Avast! In honoring veterans, don't forget the Korean War
Dad Buck Monari served in Korean War. Didn't go, but played 1st Chair Trumpet in the 612th Air Force Band. h…
Remembering and honoring all Veterans who served. Thank You!. My dad, Tommy Hollifield, US Army during the Korean War.
On learn about the Aboriginal Peoples who served in WWI, WWII & the Korean War:
Peabody breakfast to honor Korean War veterans
Korean War veterans to be honoured for their service. A GROUP of 13 veterans of the Korean War will...
by Mennonite Heritage Center staff In 1953, at the end of the Korean War, Mennonites opened a vocational school in Kyungsan, South Korea to educate homeless orphaned boys. Mennonites in the United States were asked to "adopt" a boy and provide financial and emotional support for the adoptee. Willis and Mary Lederach, who attended Salford Mennonite Church (Harleysville, Pa) decided to support Kim Jong Sub, now known as Byung Dong Kim. [ 411 more words. ]
Wofford College gives 84-year-old Korean War vet opportunity to coach its basketball team for one game.
An 84-year-old Korean War veteran will get to be a coach for a day.
Veterans Day 11/11/14 I went out to diner by myself this evening. I was a little sad because I didn't really want to eat alone. I went to Outback Steak house on US 19 near Tarpon Springs. It was crowded so I sat at the bar to eat my diner. I was wearing my Navy cap in recognition of Veterans Day and was going to see if they had a special for veterans. They did a blooming onion and free diet coke. I struck up a conversation with the couple sitting next to me. The husband was a Korean War veteran. As we were talking a young male child maybe 8 to 10 yrs old came over tapped me on the shoulder and said thank u for your service. I shook his hand and told him thank you for the acknowledgment then I turn to his mom and gave her the thumbs up sign. The couple and I continued to talk and by now we were talking about our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. As I finished my steak and lobster diner the waitress informed me and the couple sitting next to me that our meals plus desert has already been paid for. The lady wh . ...
My dad a Korean War hero,one of the Chosin Few on honor flight to DC war memorials with Gen John Paxton, thnx pop
To all the Veteran's of present and past, I am so incredibly thankful for all of the sacrifices you have all made to protect and serve our country. It is irrelevant whether or not you believe in war, it is a fact that these men and women are asked to sacrifice not just time, not just money, but with their LIVES to a cause all of us care about but most of us are not brave enough (myself included) to protect, our freedom. It is very rare and highly unlikely that any of us "civilians" will ever be asked to sacrifice our lives for a cause, so I think at the very least we owe it them to personally say "thank you" when you encounter a soldier or veteran. This is my dad, though he immigrated here after WWII he served in the Air Force and fought in the Korean War, he was and continues to be the most patriotic person I have ever met. I'm so proud that I was lucky enough to be born to such a man. This is my brother who learned from a very early age to emulate our father. In kindergarten he decided he would graduate ...
Wofford basketball coach Mike Young revives the dream of a Korean War veteran:
Descendant of World War Ii and Korean War veterans, offspring of a Vietnam vet, and born on a Air Force Base myself...Happy Veterans Day!
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Korean War-1950-1953..Thanks to all who served in Korea..This is Puerto Rican National Guard Engineers in Korea, 60th Infantry Regiment.
Thanks to all our Veterans and their families! From left to right - My grandfather, Earnest Earl Deaver - WWI; Uncle Sam Deaver - Korean War - Uncle Harold Deaver WWII - Uncle Clifford Deaver WWII - My nephew, James Dean Deaver, III
Grandfather patrolled the Korean Demilitarized Zone in the Korean War and they had one "scare" but he took a lot of pictures
Thank you Veterans, including my Dad, Bob Mills, who served in the Korean War.
Wow today I was thinking back at so many different important events that happened in my life so far, or knew people who lived through some important events. I was alive when the American civil war turned 100 years old. (1861-1865) As a youth, I knew people from the first world war, and now we are commemorating it's beginning 100 years ago. (1914-1918) I knew so many people from the second world war and had so many talks with them. Wow, so few of them left now (1939-1945). Same for the Korean War era, (1950-1953) I knew a few vets and have worked with some from the Vietnam War. Just think, I wanted to volunteer for it. What was I thinking of? I am so glad I missed it by one year. (1955-1975). I remember celebrating Canada 100th birthday. 1967 I remember watching on TV the lunar landing in July of 1969 The fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago. Being alive to see a new century and a new millennium come by... Wow, I am missing a few events in here, but I am sure you get the point. All in all, it might ...
Hi MD5, Tomorrow I will be taking people to the Remembrance Day Ceremony. It is at 10:45am, so meet in the Commons Block at 10:15am to walk over together. This year is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One, and Remembrance Day started as a day to commemorate the Armistice on November 11th, 1918. This Day now commemorates the South African War, WWI, WWII, and the Korean War. In these various wars, over 1,500,00 Canadians have served, and more than 118,000 have died. Tomorrow is not just a day off school, but a day to pause and remember, and to keep memory alive.
Just want to say a big Thank You to some special servicemen in my family. My grandfather, Herbert Nash, fought near the Eastern Front in WWI. My father-in-law, James Hardwick, fought in the South Pacific in WWII. My dad was stateside during the Korean War. My cousin, Harry Clinton McGee, was in the Navy, off the coast of Vietnam, my uncle Roger Nash, was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska in the 60's, & luckily, lived through the terrible earthquake there. Currently, my nephew, Colonel Jamey Duncan is stationed in Honolulu, HI. He has served in Kuwait, Iraq,& South Korea. He has always made us so proud. One of the youngest to make Col. His wife Connie also served in the Army. Thank you all for serving your country.
I know Its not Veterans Day yet but..I'm proud to say thank you to my uncles that served in Vietnam..Korean War (the forgotten war)..Desert Storm... you guys are my heroes...I'm very proud to say after 63 and years my uncle finally received his Purple Heart today... and to the Men and women still serving hope you return home safely to your families...I love you all...
Thinking of my dad, James Franklin Easterling, on Veterans Day. US Army - infantry Korean War. Purple Heart.
My aunt Loretta would like to remember her brother who was killed in the Korean War she is always talking about him and would of like to have known him better he was so young. We Love You and miss you.Your family
Dad with his 1st great grandchild and my punkin Ali...Dad's ship the USS Yorktown. I would like to take this time to thank my dad for serving in the Korean war along with all of serviceman past, present and future.USA
My Dad served in the Korean War for 2 years.The most fear I have ever felt is sending an email to the wrong person.Thankful for our Freedom!
Tonight at 6: A disabled Korean War Vet says he woke up in a pool of blood after being knocked unconscious then robbed.
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