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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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How North Korea Became So Isolated: … after the end of the Korean War.€ (Korean Central News Agency...
this was the Korean War Memorial. The Vietnam memorial was nearby. It's a wall with names of people who died.
In and Around Park Forest Week of October 13, 2014: … Screaming” by Jim Leedy, a Korean War veteran...
Learn Our History Today: On October 14, 1890, United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower was born near Denison, Texas. Eisenhower graduated from the Military academy at West Point, New York in 1915, and then proceeded to embark on an extraordinary military career. Most famously, Eisenhower served as the supreme commander of allied forces in Europe during World War II, leading or taking part in the assaults on North Africa, France, and Germany. After the war, He served as president of Columbia University before becoming President of the United States, beating out Democrat Adlai Stevenson. During his presidency, which lasted two terms, Eisenhower ended the Korean War, managed the developing Cold War and checked the spread of communism, and created the interstate highway system. After departing the White House, Eisenhower continued to be active and involved in the Republican Party until his death on March 28, 1969 of heart failure.
USAustralia = Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq War one and two, Afghanistan War, ISIS War. USAustralia always involved in the USA's Wars of Design and Choice. Australia = USAustralia.
TO: Local Union Presidents Local Recording Secretaries Business Agents FROM: Ron Oliver: United Way of Erie County Labor Division DATE: October 2014 SUBJECT: “Veterans Breakfast” in honor Veterans Day Brothers and Sisters, November 11th, 2014 is Veterans Day. Our history tells us on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of year 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War”. Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the following year, November 11th became a legal federal holiday in the United State in 1938. In the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, Armistice Day became Veterans Day, a holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars. Out of respect and love, we are planning a “Veterans Breakfast”. This event is Free to veterans. Sunday, November 9th, 2014 Polish Falcons Club 431 East 3rd Street Erie, PA 9:00 A.M. to 11 A.M. (FREE) We are asking all loc ...
Honor Flight takes WWII, Korean War veterans from Tuscaloosa to nation's capital...
South Korea was among the poorest countries in the world after the Korean War (1950~53)
Free Dental Care for Vets on Veterans Day! On November 11th at 7am Dr. Joan Laura will be a hero in her own right. She is opening the doors to her dental practice for free dental care to any vet who walks in through her doors. This will be Dr. Laura's third year helping vets, and she couldn't be more proud. "My parents instilled a strong sense of patriotism in each of their kids." This due to the fact that her father, the late Dr. John Laura... also a dentist served in the Korean war and her Grandfather, Anthony Ross, was a World War 1 vet. Each vet can choose either a cleaning, a filling or an extraction. They simply need to bring proof of their status and complete a short medical history form. The office is located at Eastwood Dental, 2326 James Street, Syracuse, NY. No eligible patient will be turned away. Dr. Laura would love to exceed the 32 patients she cared for last year. For any questions to the office call, (315) 438-3 (Info provided by: Syracuse Army Recruiting Battalion)
Today we celebrated the life of Donald "Smoky" Peterson. Not only will I remember his kind soul, and great sense of humor, he was a true American hero. He served in the Korean War in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of The Chosin Few. The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir was one the the most horrific battles of the Korean War, pitting 15,000 Allied ground troops against 120,000 Chinese infantrymen in 40 below zero conditions. Smoky was one of the chosen few who lived through it. He was the only survivor of his 25 man unit. It took him over a week to get out, walking day and night in freezing conditions, surviving on the tootsie roll in his pocket and his canteen of water (mixed with whiskey so it would not freeze). He was an amazing man. Hearing the story of his bravery today, and experiencing the military funeral honors is something I will never forget.
DMZ Train. The Gyeongwon Line, the train line that runs between Seoul and North Korea’s city of Wonsan in the northern part of Gangwon-do, was built in 1914 and was later disconnected when Korea was divided. Korail launched their second DMZ Train on August 1, 2014 to celebrate the train line’s 100th year. The Gyeongwon Line takes visitors from Seoul Station to Baengmagoji Station, the northernmost station. Meanwhile, the Gyeongui Line, which opened in May this year, runs from Seoul Station to Dorasan Station. The lead car’s design inspiration came from a rusty steam locomotive while the interior is decorated with pinwheels and mugunghwa (Korea’s national flower). The Road to Baengmagoji The DMZ Train has three cars, each designed with a different theme and with a different message. The Peace Car (lead car) has a rusty steam locomotive motif, conjuring up images of hope and memories of the past. The other two cars are decorated with images of people from across the globe holding hands, symbolizing ...
Well I was sitting at my gate at Reagan National Airport in Wash DC the other day and couldn't help but notice these dapper folks in spats, pin-stripes, anchors away dresses. Then some catchy swing music came on strong and a bunch of WWII vets landed at our gate. They came off the plane beaming, giving autographs and taking a turn on the spontaneous dance floor. I came to learn all of this is sponsored by a non-profit group called the Honor Flight Network. They bring all kinds of U.S. war veterans to D.C. to tour the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the National World WarII Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and other memorial sites, such as Arlington National Cemetery. Any vet in America can qualify and is brought in absolutely gratis, but they are especially concentrating these days on WWII vets as the youngest of these individuals who served are now 85 years old. As a matter of fact, an astounding 640 WWII vets die every single day. By the way, I learned on their web site (honorflight.org) that oth ...
Very humbling experience while traveling today. From Little Rock, I boarded a plane with 90 veterans from WW2, Korean War and Viet Nam war, and their chaperones who were returning from their Honor Flight from DC. I had the privilege of sitting with a veteran from the Korean War. To all of you, I say THANK YOU!
Estimates of North Korean dead in the Korean war: 1.6M. American dead: 38,000. Had we just nuked PyongYang, far fewer than 1.6M North Koreans would have died – and NO Americans. The morally correct choice was nuclear weapons. Estimates of North Vietnamese and VC dead in the Vietnam War: 2M. American dead: 58,000. Had we used nuclear weapons on Hanoi in 1963, far fewer than 2M enemy, and zero American dead. The morally correct choice: Nuclear weapons.
Did you know the Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets can be made combat ready in about 72 hours? This footage was recorded when the Blue Angels were ordered on combat-ready status in 1950 during the start of the Korean War. Can you name the jet fighter flown by the Blues in this video?
Does anyone else find it a little unnerving that Kim Jong Un has disappeared from the publics eye?! My Uncle Clair who fought in the Korean War always said keep your eye on North Korea. I really miss my uncle and good long talks.
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World War 1, Vietnam, and Korean wars all were raged without religion.
The Grumman F7F Tigercat was the first twin-engined fighter aircraft to enter service with the United States Navy. Designed for the new Midway-class aircraft carriers, the aircraft were too large to operate from earlier decks. Although delivered to United States Marine Corps (USMC) combat units before the end of World War II, the Tigercat did not see combat service in that war. Most F7Fs ended up in land-based service, as attack aircraft or night fighters; only the later F7F-4N was certified for carrier service. They saw service in the Korean War and were withdrawn from service in 1954.
Mark Soldier Wolf returned to Wyoming from the Korean War to find an enemy closer to home via
Comments this morning by Colonel, USAF, Retired Curtis Dale to Colorado Board of Education regarding AP History curriculum: "Ladies and Gentlemen, I was invited to come as a Veteran of 27 years in the Air Force and opine on the Advanced Placement College Board History curriculum. Holding a BS, Masters and PhD, all in the field of Education, wasn’t a factor. But that background helped me evaluate this flawed effort. I’m insulted, disappointed, even infuriated at this attempt at what I’ll call “ADVOCACY HISTORY.” Advocacy Journalism is when supposedly unbiased, balanced, and evenhanded in reporting, instead, become advocates of personal agendas. This AP History Curriculum is a perfect parallel to Advocacy Journalism. It is bias against America, finding fault and ignoring its best. It finds American Exceptionalism repulsive. When I found the efforts of millions of comrades to arms in the Korean War, and my Brothers in the Vietnam War reduced to ONE SENTENCE in the curriculum, I was insulted. I am . ...
Can you believe many World War II, Korean War veterans don't get a chance to visit the memorials built in their honor? The Heartland Honor Flight changed that yesterday, with the help of KMBC 9 News Kansas City viewers. Enjoy this first round of photos from the trip:
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam - 2007
Hickey & Son Funeral Home, Monticello, KY Delmer George Corder Visitation Thursday from 5 to 9 at the Funeral Home and Friday from 12 to 2 at the Church Funeral 2PM Friday at Faith United Baptist Church Interment Upper Turkey Creek Baptist Church Born December 22, 1928 Died October 7, 2014 Delmer George Corder, age 85 was born in the Ritner community of Wayne County, December 22, 1928, the son of the late Steve and Janie Young Corder. He departed this life, Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Unit in Somerset. On July 9, 1953 he united in marriage with Thelma Jean Worley Corder who survives. To this union two sons were born: Johnny Dell Corder who passed away at the age of 10 and Thomas Gene Corder who survives with his wife Brenda: and son Dylan Corder. Also surviving is his only sister: Wilma and her husband Fred Tucker with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends to mourn his passing. He is preceded in death by his sisters: Gladys McDonald, Reba Simpson, Imogene W ...
I need good books for Korean War ugh
Wilbert D. Saylor, Westinghouse manager, veteran of WWII and Korean War RIP. My dad worked with you at Westinghouse.
Ban Ki Moon: I understand displacement because I was one of them. I was a displaced person during the Korean War
Still are a few tickets for tomorrow's WWII - Korean War veterans gala.
Had no idea the about dev ops would start off with a Korean War F86 v MiG15 comparison
or what economic might china had when they defeated US in korean war.
Korean War Memorial. I love the say this was designed.
John T. Downey, CIA agent captured by China during the Korean War : The story of the longest held American POW.
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Korean startup CakeBear, the world's biggest supplier of digital bit guards, lays off fourteen hundred Flanware progra…
Made a massacre and rape a lot of comfort women during the war Korean military and Chinese military.
The design to fix the historically inaccurate Ross Co. Korean War Memorial has been unveiled.
Some good information here for families of veterans of the Korean War.
10/08/1950: With US moving north, China requested weapons from Russia to enter the Korean War to aid North Korea.
Thanks to the Tuscaloosa Rotary Club for sponsoring their FIFTH Honor Flight for World War II, Korean and Vietnam...
The Korean war was in 1950 and there was no Japanese army then
My first day off is being spent with WWII and Korean War veterans. I love Honor Flight!
The Duke of Gloucester will unveil the Korean War Memorial at Victoria Embankment Gardens, London on 3rd December.
"The war was called a police action just like the Korean War.": The misunderstood Vietnam War -
81-year-old Bloomingdale man receives high school diploma.
One of the main features of Imjingak Park, this war monument called Korean War Veterans Memorial is a…
How do ramifications of war continue to play out long after ceasefire is declared? Find out:
used by the Japanese military during the World War II, South Korean[and Chinese consider it to be offensive.' (4/4)
Honored 2 b havng lunch with vets from the Korean and Vietnam War era - we all r flag holders - - im feeling so USMC 2day -
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Learn about our lost war heroes: The Borinqueneers; Puerto Ricans who fought in the Korean war
I was always humbled when the Vietnam Vets or a Korean War Vet would say at the VA, "Welcome Home." (Firm handshake)
Just had a brief, but fascinating conversation with a Korean War veteran who served aboard the USS Shelton (DD-790).
When will you ever get to hear from an & Korean War 11/1 at
Korean War veterans in Cape Breton give to The Salvation Army as final act of local chapter. Thank you. Story:
spent the day touching up a Korean War veteran’s home in Cincinnati.
10-08-2014. I went to the Korean War Memorial. i was emotional seeing all those images of war and…
Honor Flight to take WWII and Korean War veterans on Oct. trip - (subscription)
EWSC/EWU ROTC Alum Jerry Mellick is at the Spokane International Airport escorting his WWII / Korean War Veteran...
John Becker of with Frank Jones, 90, veteran of WWII and Korean War.
Korean War was explicitly internationalist on both sides
On a less transparently specious note - Korean War could be a good example, but again, was UN vs North Korea...
My grandfather was aboard during the Korean war, that's where the photo's came from. He was also in Suez but another ship.
the Soviet Union, & the War: From an Abortive Air War Plan to a Wartime Relationship (2002)
This OTR radio episode just referred to the Korean War as "the United Nations police action in Korea."
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If you include World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War with the Soviet Union, the Vietnam War, and the “War on Terror” that began in 2001 and continues to this day, the United States has been at war for 61 of the last 73 years. For most of the last thirty of them we’ve relied on an “all volunteer” army, which is “volunteer” only in the sense that young people have taken these jobs because they were among the best they could get. As we move into another phase of the war on terror, isn’t it time we reinstituted national service? Two years in the armed service or in service to America in some other capacity, required of every young American. It would remind all young people of their obligations to our society, and remind many upper-income Americans of the personal costs and risks of foreign policy. What do you think?
our tribute to another unsung workhorse.the F-84. The Republic F-84 Thunderjet was an American turbojet fighter-bomber aircraft. Originating as a 1944 United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) proposal for a "day fighter", the F-84 flew in 1946. Although it entered service in 1947, the Thunderjet was plagued by so many structural and engine problems that a 1948 U.S. Air Force review declared it unable to execute any aspect of its intended mission and considered canceling the program. The aircraft was not considered fully operational until the 1949 F-84D model and the design matured only with the definitive F-84G introduced in 1951. In 1954, the straight-wing Thunderjet was joined by the swept-wing F-84F Thunderstreak fighter and RF-84F Thunderflash photo reconnaissance aircraft. The Thunderjet became the USAF's primary strike aircraft during the Korean War, flying 86,408 missions and destroying 60% of all ground targets in the war as well as eight Soviet-built MiG fighters. Over half of the 7,524 F-84s produc ...
South and North Korea Agree to New Talks: … family members separated by the Korean War six decades ...
AN OLD BLACK VET SPEAKS OUT- OF COURSE, ONLY A BLACK MAN CAN SAY THESE THINGS. 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 a 75 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 a *** 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 hand. I thought I was a *** until I graduated high school, went to college, did an enlistment in the Army, and got a job. I am now retired, own my own home, have 6 children by ONE WOMAN, and we all have the same last name. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, a Master’s Degree in Sociology. My retirement, VA disability from combat in the Korean War (I only have one leg), and part-time pay in a local college, is about $125,000 a year. ...
By DEB KUNKLE City Editor OELWEIN — “Mission Accomplished” — It was a feeling of satisfaction, the vibe of a job well done, that characterized the Oelwein Veterans Park Re-Dedication Ceremony Saturday, Sept. 27. The foresight of Bob McNamara, his family and friends more than 15 years ago has evolved into a truly wonderful place of tribute to veterans. It was McNamara’s idea to make use of the odd-shaped remnant of land left by the rerouting of Highway 150 through Oelwein. He thought it was the perfect location for a monument to remember local soldiers from the Korean War, Vietnam War and to the present conflicts. He and several friends erected the original monument that was dedicated May 15, 1999. Several years ago, Marv Leverington approached the American Legion with a vision to enhance the area with bricks, statues and flags, giving it more visibility. As legionnaires, other citizens and the city of Oelwein embraced the idea, the project began to take shape, brick-by-brick, piece-by-piece and ...
Russian American Cultural Center of New York: An American hero of the Korean War via
The marine and the kitten, Korean War, 1952
Hitler created a tyranny. Bush/Obama have created a more careful tyranny, a tyranny of the mind. He is in command of a CIA/MI-6/MOSSAD mind controlled army called ISIS, staffed with US/UK/French mind control drones. He can tell his CIA puppet to send ISIS into California, to London, to Paris or Berlin and stage beheadings there, and the US will be able to bomb California, London, Paris or Berlin with all Europe Canada and Australia supporting him and United Nations remaining silent and compliant, just as happened with the bombing of Syria now. "Laws" allowing the US president to bomb any terrorist on any foreign country without congressional approval or that "foreing country's" approval were passed in the Bush and Obama administrations. Just as Hitler had to be taken down before, now the Bushes and Obamas imposed by the NWO must be brought down with a method so far not found. I think awakening the people would be the start to implement that method. [Quote:]We have just gone through a considerable cataclys ...
This tribute to the Korean War Veterans opens with photos of the Korean War Monument on the Mall in Washington, D.C.
Recently read your 'How to cyange' book. Small part on korean war prison camps and brainwashing fascinating yet disturbing!
Today in History.On this day in 1941, the Boston Red Sox's Ted Williams plays a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics on the last day of the regular season and gets six hits in eight trips to the plate, to boost his batting average to .406 and become the first player since Bill Terry in 1930 to hit .400. Williams, who spent his entire career with the Sox, played his final game exactly 19 years later, on September 28, 1960, at Boston’s Fenway Park and hit a home run in his last time at bat, for a career total of 521 homeruns. Williams was born on August 30, 1918, in San Diego, and began his major league career with the Red Sox in 1939. 1941 marked Williams' best season. In addition to his .406 batting average--no major league player since him has hit .400--the left fielder led the league with 37 homers, 135 runs and had a slugging average of .735. Also that season, Williams, whose nicknames included "The Splendid Splinter" and "The Thumper," had an on-base percentage of .553, a record that rem ...
I'm watching a documentary on the Korean war. Brushing up on BAE's heritage
no even down to the korean war. DPRK was given the part of korea that isn't suited to farming
The Korean war is my weakest chapter :-( so confusing ahhh
my role model Korean War veteran my motivator to be and do all there is to be and do, my uncle It runs in our blood.
“Sergeant Frank Praytor looks after a two-week old kitten during the height of the Korean War.
Korean War vet's home burglarized, then set on fire; Reward offered.
The Broken Bridge: Built by Japanese in 1909, bombed in 1950 as per MacArthur’s early Korean War strategy
From the legacy of the 1% to the Korean War, these censored books tell damning truths the establishment wants hidden: http:…
80 World War II and Korean War veterans make Honor Flight trip to Washington ... - The Kalamazoo...
Wada Haruki 'splits the Korean War into “two” distinct wars: a Civil War and a Sino-American war.'
Pictures of Welsh men killed in Korean War wanted for memorial in Busan -
VA cuts benefits off from living Korean War vet it says was dead via the iPhone app
Alice In Chains - Rooster for you and for my uncle who fought in the Korean War and for all POW/vets
VA cuts off benefits from living Korean War veteran mistakenly declared dead
VA cuts off benefits for Korean War vet mistakenly declared dead:
ROK soldiers re-enacted a Korean War battle today and the pictures are bananas
Korean War sacrifice honoured more than sixty years on
Meet Sixty years ago, a barrier was broken for the US military — the first animal ever was promoted to sergeant. But Reckless the horse was no ordinary beast. Serving with valor in Korea, she saved the lives of fellow Marines and was decorated with presidential citations and two Purple Hearts. In this excerpt from the new book, “Sgt. Reckless: America’s War Horse” (Regnery History), writer Robin Hutton tells her story. In the spring of 1954, as the Korean War was winding down, Navy Corpsman Robert “Doc” Rogers decided to buy a Marine a drink. “I heard stories about the guys. Marines would come in drunk off of liberty and they’d go down and say, ‘Let’s go down and let Reckless out.’ And they’d do it — just to see what trouble she’d get into.” Modal Trigger Sgt. Reckless: America’s War Horse by Robin Hutton That Reckless was a horse didn’t really matter. She loved beer — and camaraderie. “Sometimes the guys would be standing around talking and she’d walk right up to u ...
The only place I got off the bus was to go to the US area of the UN Memorial Cemetery for the Korean War
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Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields Camp Stoneman (Pittsburg Replacement Depot; Pittsburg Replacement and Reclassification Depot) History by LTC (Ret) Danny Johnson "Through these Portals Pass the Best *** Soldiers in the World." This proud inscription met the eye of each soldier as he passed through the entrance to the wharves at Camp Stoneman to embark for shipment overseas. The major Pacific coast World War II staging area under the control of the San Francisco Port of Embarkation was Camp Stoneman located in Pittsburg, CA. Camp Stoneman was the largest troop staging area on the west coast of the United States for units deploying to the Pacific Theater of Operations. Camp Stoneman was once the principal "jumping off point" for more than one million soldiers destined for operations in WW II's Pacific Theater, and again several years later during the Korean War. The idea for Camp Stoneman was born soon after Pearl Harbor in response for the urgent need for a large cantonment area at ...
Majority of today's trip goers are Korean War vets, making that war's memorial a meaningful stop
This speech was delivered by a retired US Navy Capt. at a recent POW/MIA Ceremony REMARKS FOR ATTRIBUTION: CAPTAIN STEVEN F. MOMANO, USN (RET.) Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you for attending this National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Day observance. I am honored to address you this evening. The issue of unaccounted for warriors is as old as war itself. Since WWII, the U.S has worked tirelessly to identify, locate, and recover those Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen lost in defense of the Nation. But we have fallen short. According to the Defense Prisoner of War/ Missing Personnel Office, which is part of the Defense Intelligence Agency (the last command to which I was assigned as a career Naval Officer), there are 83,192 individuals still unaccounted for since WWII. 73,528 from WWII itself, 7,881 from the Korean War, 1,641 from the Vietnam War, and another 132 from various Cold War operations, the Iraq War, and other major military conflicts. Last year, at this same time a ...
This Week in History Week of Sept 21-27 Sept. 26, 1918 (96 years ago) - The American Army launches its final and largest offensive of World War I against the German "Hindenburg Line" in Meuse-Argonne, France. Sept. 26, 1950 (64 years ago) The 159th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (FBS) in Jacksonville, Fla., is the first Air Guard unit mobilized for the Korean War. Its pilots will fly their F-84E's "Thunderjets" in combat missions over Korea starting in May 1951. Sept. 27, 2004 (10 years ago) In the wake of Hurricane "Jeanne," the fourth devastating Atlantic storm to hit Florida within a month, about 3,000 Guard members are on duty to assist their communities in recovering from damage which, according to many media reports, equates to that of a "war zone." Guardsmen patrol against looters, aid in medical treatment, move and distribute food and water and assists in various other tasks as requested by local authorities. Others staff emergency shelters set up in their armories. In all, more than 7,000 Florida Guards ...
Marine recounts his attempted execution during the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War. -
MG Tom Vandal, CG of the 2nd Infantry Division, delivers a stirring message on the state of of the division at the Grand Banquet of the 2IDA 93rd Annual Reunion in Omaha. The division is in good shape helped by the legacy of its veterans. His remarks were well received by the veterans and guests. New President Aves Thompson presents a commemorative history of the Korean War for the Division Museum at Camp Red Cloud Base in Korea. The book was donated by 2ID veteran Julio Martinez of El Paso, TX.
Too bad you missed the Korean War Memorial. It is very powerful.
that's where I proposed to my wife - the Korean War Memorial in DC.
Korean War veterans honored in the Flathead
Veterans gather to honor Valley soldier Missing In Action from Korean War
Today I had the opportunity to greet NE Korean War veterans visiting DC w/ Heroes Flight. I am thankful for their service to this country!
Members of the pose with Korean War veterans at the Memorial.
What an amazing welcome home for 2 veterans of the "Forgotten War", Korean War. Don't know if they cried, but I did.
Help us accomplish a crazy mission to paint 3 murals covering 11,000 sq. ft. to honor Korean War veterans at...
Southern Miss had their first black student arrested and sentenced to prison for seven years in the late 50's. He was a Korean War vet.
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Join the Nebraska Society at 2:30 pm ET this afternoon at DCA, Terminal A to welcome Korean War veterans:
IMMEDIATE RELEASENo. NR-485-14 September 17, 2014 Soldier Missing from Korean War Accounted For The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Pfc. Arthur Richardson, 28, of Fall River, Mass., will be buried Sept. 18 in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington D.C. In January 1951, Richardson and elements of Company A, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment (IR), 24th Infantry Division (ID), were deployed northeast of Seoul, South Korea, where they were attacked by enemy forces. During the attempt to delay the enemy forces from advancing, Richardson and his unit were moving towards a more defensible position, when his unit suffered heavy losses. It was during this attack that Richardson was reported missing. When no further information pertaining to Richardson was received and he failed to return to U.S. control ...
Today’s Veteran of the Day is John Woodcock. John served in the U.S. Army during World War II and in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Yesterday the 99 year old visited the National World War II Memorial for the first time with Sullivan Hartogh Davis Post 730 Honor Flights. Thank you for your service, John!
71 into the fire The film is based on a true story of a group of 71 undertrained and underarmed, outgunned student-soldiers of South Korea during the Korean War, who were mostly killed on August 11, 1950, during the Battle of P'ohang-dong. For 11 hours, they defended P'ohang-dong girls' middle school, a strategic point for safeguarding the Nakdong River, from an attack by overwhelming North Korean forces, the 766th Unit. 100,000 South Korean students volunteered to fight in the war. This film was made as a commemoration of their sacrifices and was released during the 60th anniversary of the Korean War.
WE ARE THE OLD PEOPLE , AND WE ARE PROUD ! " OLD PEOPLE" PRIDE I'm passing this on as I did not want to be the only "old people" receiving it. Actually, it's not a bad thing to be called, as you will see. * Old People are easy to spot at sporting events; during the playing of the National Anthem. Old People remove their caps, cover their hearts, stand at attention and sing without embarrassment. They know the words and believe in them. * Old People 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 People on the sidewalk he will apologize. If you pass an Old People on the street, he will nod or tip his cap to a lady. Old People trust strangers and are courtly to women and treat them with great respect. * Old People hold the door for the next person and always, when walking, m ...
Thanks for the warm welcome of WWII & Korean War veterans to DC
and the Vietnam War, and the Korean War
14 Days - 22 Hours - 43 Minutes until HonorAir's next flight to D.C. with WWII & Korean War veterans. Make your...
Veterans of Korean War get personal thank you via
Make one mistake at work and the second Korean War has re started
Korean War veterans were honored guests at this year's Smyrna Rotary annual Wings of Freedom Fish Fry at the...
Salem County veterans share memories of their service in the Korean War - The Star-Ledger
Hoosick Falls honors Korean War veterans with parade |
Bless to have met you!. Korean War veteran Joe Avila grand marshal of Tulare’s Veterans parade Saturday - Tulare Voice http…
Hoosick Falls honors Korean War veterans with parade
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ISIS at Juarez? My Daddy & his Korean War veterans buddies can blow them out of the Rio Grande for us. Defeat ISIS now! GOD BLESS America!
Veterans of Korean War get personal thank you - The Daily News Journal
Tomorrow, September 15th, will mark the 64th anniversary of Operation Chromite, the code name for the amphibious landings on Incheon. Led by MacArthur, this audacious assault relieved the UN forces trapped in the Pusan perimeter and helped turn the tide of the Korean War. So far, my semester is going smoothly. However, starting tomorrow, I have a wave of exams, projects, and papers during the next two weeks. Like the North Koreans, things are going smoothly until tomorrow, when the tables turn and the stress level increases LOL.
My dad's side of the family goes back to the Civil War. My dad Vietnam Vet/ grandpa WWII/ uncles who were in Korean War & WWI
A cast iron US MAIL collection box. From the 40's and taken out of service I the late 80's I can only guess at the number of letters sent and received to and from Son/Husband/Daddy during WW 2,the Korean War and Vietnam War.
Masonic - After the Korean War began in 1950, Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers in Japan
Today in history: WW2 hero Audie Murphy joins the TX ARNG (36th ID) to bolster public support of the Korean War, 1950
The Military history of African Americans spans from the arrival of the first black slaves during the colonial history of the United States to the present day. There has been no war fought by or within the United States in which African Americans did not participate, including the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, the Spanish American War, the World Wars, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as other minor conflicts. (Source: Blackfacts.com)
". Korean War was the war of proxy for US and Russia. US solders' high crime ratio in S Korea"JAI ***
Former prostitutes of Korean war, who cannot say the name of the brothel where they lived.
1/35 scale Tamiya Korean War U.S. M41 Walker Bulldog with Tank Commander and two troops. Should be getting my airbrush soon so I can finally paint and finish all these god *** tanks.
“Television is really good at protecting the franchise. It’s good at keeping the Korean War going for 11 seasons,...
Just learned that my old neighbor of 15 years was stationed in Busan in 1951 during the Korean War. So many questions to ask.
Korean War Veterans Memorial at Washington DC
Today I noticed a man wearing a Korean War Veteran hat. I shook his hand and said thank you for you service. You should've seen his smile. 😊
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Final full day in DC: At Shmoo's request, we took a bus ride, and spun around many of the sites previously seen, but also saw the MLK Memorial for the first time (impressive), and went to the FDR, Korean War and Vietnam War Veteran's Memorials for the first time on this trip. The iPhone night photography does no justice to the view of the Capitol in the evening, which is spectacular.
Subject: Lee is back A 94 YEAR OLD CEO . . . Are we that fast asleep that it takes a 94 year old former CEO to hit us on the heads? THIS SHOULD BE MANDATORY READING FOR EVERY CITIZEN. This is the smartest man I have ever heard. is back. 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 e .. ...
4 generations of Berrys: Judge Thomas Baker Berry (1806-1887), Thadeus Clifford Berry (1860-1949). He is holding the hand of my eldest sister Carolyn Rodgers Edelen. The other one is Thadeus' daughter, my grandmother, Eloise Gilmore Berry. That is her on an Army Captain's horse she was friends with. She married David Middleton Edelen, my grandfather. My Berrys owned a farm or land called "Friendship" in "Berry", Charles Co, Maryland on the corner of Hy 228 and Sharpersville Road. God I wish I had more pics of them, and some of the old homeplaces. Judge Thomas B Berry practiced law out of the courthouse in Port Tobacco. There were three Thomas B. Berrys. Him, his son TB Berry Jr born in 1842 and a cousin TB Berry born about 1845. And last but not least my father, Francis Clifford "Buddy" Edelen in his WWII uniform and after losing a leg in the Korean War.
Help Glenn Moses Sr. - a Korean War Veteran get life saving Dental work. Hello, my name is Glenn Moses Jr. and I have started this GoFundMe effort to help my 86 year old Father that is in desprate need of major Dental work. 13-AUG-2013 Update: "We met with the great Team at Aspen Dental on Mer...
Our Legion Post and Auxiliary are currently looking for new members! If you served on active duty during any of the following times, you can join the Legion! If you had a family member serve, women can join the auxiliary! The time periods are: Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism) Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama) Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada) Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War) June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War) Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II) April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I) We will be having a recruitment table at the post on Saturday, September 13 during the flea market. Stop by and see what the Legion Family is all about and how you can support our veterans!
Our great visit to DC. We started at the National Gallery of Art, then went to the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. We finished off our day in Crystal City at a great Italian restaurant. Love my family
Your afternoon beer delivered by an odd shirtless mutt who sits at your table and tells you long Korean War stories.
Read about life of Ian Morrison journalist. The movie "Love is a Many Splendid Thing" is about him. He died when covering the Korean War.
08/30/1950: Korean War; US 3rd Rescue Squadron equipped with helicopters to aid wounded, 1st use in war.
Post and Courier - New wheelchair means freedom for Korean War veteran
S.Korean, act of the during the War
"New wheelchair means freedom for Korean War veteran"
-5 how many people did the US kill in 1950-53 - Korean War? 4,500,000!
Congestion, avg 10mph on Korean War Veterans Pkwy at Drumgoole Rd -
like this isn't the end of the world if Nebraska loses it's the first game .. this isn't the Korean War this is football
Paul Yoon's novel Snow Hunters out in paperback. Quiet gem. A N Korean War vet reinvents his life.
kk! How much longer? This rn is a match you really dont wanna miss! Best non-korean vs best brood war player ever
Letter: Kept promises by the Peninsula VA: … . is a veteran of the Korean War.
I met this veteran today. We talked about Elon b-ball, the Korean War, and his work w/ the Burlington Shriners.
Pvt. *** L. Powell shares his meal with a puppy. [Korean War, c, 1951]
Korean War Memorial on the boardwalk in Atlantic City!
Laid to rest a good man today. My Uncle Wayne was a WWII & Korean War Vet. Honored to be a paullearer for him.
CW photo of Korean war was used to accuse Japan by ROK, shading off the English signs.
Dem Pres at start of WW1 WW2 Korean War, Vietnamese War Kosovo & now Ukraine Iraq & Syria. Dem policy delay so more dead later
So honored to be recognized by the Korean War Veterans today. My office worked closely with these heroes to...
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Lots of new shows, including lots of really weird Korean ones.
Ted also served in the United States Navy and Marine Corps during WWII and the Korean War reaching the rank of Captain.
US and Korea haven't admitted their war crimes? should report this. dont hide anymore sex slaves for US tropps
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In 1941 Ted Williams became the last MLB player to avg .400 in a season. He died in 2002. he went to world war 2 and Korean war.
Korean War snub nose gas mask and canvas case
that's why I said not part of Vietnam though.. Or even Korean War.
and then they tested Korean war. Yah Seet tells us how ???!!11 you guys were
Hypocrisy of Korea & US. . US military used the Government run korean sex slaves after the Korean War.
history recalls the Viet Cong firing 105mm on Dien Bien Phu were captured from 1st CAV in Korean War.
history1950 Up to 77K of the U.S. Army Reserve Corps are called to active duty to fight the Korean War.
America has been in a number of wars, Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War 1, World War 11, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq, and probably some I forgot and I believe America will and can whip a bunch a of scum bags riding in a Toyota pickup truck in the Middle East. When push comes to shove we will not back down.
Quickie. Drawing of the Korean War Memorial. In memory of my Opa.
James Earl Jones was a functional mute until high school, briefly studied pre-med in college and was a US Army Ranger during the Korean War.
Wise words at the Korean War Memorial
Dwight G. Martin Dwight G. Martin Born in Randolph Co., NC on Jul. 14, 1935 Departed on Aug. 18, 2014 and resided in Salisbury, NC. Visitation: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 Service: Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 Cemetery: Brookhill Memorial Gardens Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and directions. Mr. Dwight Gilbert Martin, 79, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by all of his family, singing "What a Day That Will Be." He was born July 14, 1935, in Randolph County to the late Walter Crone Martin and Lola Surrat Martin. Dwight attended Farmer School and was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Korean War, during which he received three medals for his service. He was employed by Merita Bread for 11 years and later worked for Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Company before purchasing Wink's BBQ in Salisbury in 1974, which his family continues to run. Dwight attended Trinity Wesleyan Church in Salisbury and was an avid saltwater f ...
Don't hear too much about Korean War. Changing of the guard at shrine... .
WWII & Korean War vets will be interviewed Saturday to prepare for 5th anniversary of the Anthem Veterans Memorial.
Pope extols S. Korean church, beatifies 124 martyrs: … from the destruction of the Korean War in th...
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We once helped them so they give their help also as our Ally and friend, this battleship is from the country the Filipino helped save from near destruction.. so as the South Korea's Minister said, it's just a small token compare to the great contribution of Filipino troops during the Korean War.. Thank you Republic of South Korea
Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, McGriff started playing piano at the age of five and by his teens had also learned to play vibes, alto sax, drums and upright bass.[2] His first group was as bassist in a piano trio. When he joined the United States Army, McGriff served as an MP during the Korean War and he later became a police officer in Philadelphia for two years.[1] Music kept drawing McGriff's attention away from the police force. His childhood friend, organist Jimmy Smith, had begun earning a substantial reputation in jazz for his Blue Note records (the two played together once in 1967) and McGriff became entranced by the organ sound while Richard "Groove" Holmes played at his sister's wedding. Holmes went on to become McGriff's teacher and friend and they recorded together on two occasions in 1973 for two Groove Merchant records. McGriff bought his first Hammond B-3 organ in 1956, spent six months learning the instrument, then studied at New York's Juilliard School. He also studied privately with M ...
Senator Larkin is here at Quad City He is a of WWII & Korean War.
“When you finish your training, you’ll...be a killing machine.” Conscripted vet on his training for the Korean War:
The family of Rudolph Ramirez was given a replacement Purple Heart Friday. Ramirez earned it in the Korean War.
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Korean War veteran wants to save aging home
KPLR: Korean War veteran wants to save aging home
At my high school, we learned sex ed from a Korean War veteran who told us stories about how awesome prostitutes were.
Talking to a Korean War veteran in pdx about the VA's new promises today
I'm a granddaughter of Korean War veteran and I think thanks shouldn't be like this to Turks.
I'm proud NM veteran, Hiroshi Miyamura, was presented w/ a stamp in honor of his service during the Korean War.
Paul Fuchs has a soft spot in his heart for veterans, especially those like his father who served in the Korean War. So when he heard the ashes of a Korean War vet from Spokane were sitting in storage, unclaimed by her family, it bothered Fuchs. “People should not be sitting on a shelf in a crematorium. They should be given the respect they deserve,” he said. Thanks to Fuchs, Community Cremation, American Legion Post 241 and the state Veterans Affairs Department, Army 1st Lt. Doris Branson will get that respect this week. Her remains will be among more than 50 veterans’ ashes to be interred at the state Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake Friday afternoon in a special ceremony for the Missing in America Project. As Fuchs discovered, there are scores – perhaps hundreds – of veterans’ ashes among the thousands of unclaimed remains that are stored in funeral homes and county coroner’s offices around the state. “It’s sad when any remains are held in storage. But it’s extra sad when it’s a ...
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Lester Aldrich is a World War 2 and Korean War veteran. He has been a contributing writer for Manka Bros.' Octogenarian Mankazine since he t
James M. Scanlan James M. Scanlan 81 of Ballston Spa, formerly of Vernon, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014. Born in Canastota, New York on July 27, 1933 he was the son of James and Gertrude Scanlan. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Jim was a graduate of Oneonta College and received a master’s degree in education. Jim was a 5th and 6th grade teacher for Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central Schools for many years, retiring in 1989. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church in Vernon and served as a trustee and council member. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Oneida. He was predeceased by his sisters Jane Beach, Carol Gleason and Connie Noble. Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Joanne (Evers) Scanlan, his children Laura McBride (Barry) of Mentor, OH, Jennifer Gokey (David) of Pittsfield, MA, Beth Serfilippi (Santino) of Ballston Lake, Kellie LaPlante (David) of Charleston, SC and Christopher Scanlan (Julianne) of Schoharie; grandchildren Alyssa, Ian, Emma, Samantha, Eli ...
Remembering Neil Armstrong on his 84th Birthday: Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Born: August 5, 1930, Wapakoneta, Ohio, United States Died: August 25, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States Education: University of Southern California (1970), Purdue University (1947–1955). Neil Armstrong developed a fascination with flight at an early age and before he had his driver’s license he earned his student pilot's license when he was 16. In 1949 he was called to serve in the Korean War. Armstrong flew 78 combat missions during this military conflict. He left the service in 1952, and returned to college. In 1962 Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), which later became the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He was command pilot for his first mission, Gemini VIII, in 1966. He was spacecraft commander for Apollo 11, the first manned lunar mission, and beca . ...
August 4, 1790 USA U.S. Coast Guard is established By an act of Congress creating a new Tariff and by so doing the United States Revenue Cutter Service was established as an enforcement mechanism of the tariff and was under the authority of the U.S. Department of Treasury. In 1915, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life Saving Service were merged and officially became the United States Coast Guard. Happy 224th Birthday to the little sister of the armed forces who is always ignored and dumped, but vital to the United States. Semper Paratus! Also: August 4, 1814, War of 1812, Siege of Fort Erie, Ont. August 4, 1855, Ty *** War, Battle of Ty *** Bay August 4, 1873, Sioux War, 1st clash of the 7th Cavalry and Sioux at Tongue River, MT August 4, 1914, World War I, Germany invades Belgium August 4, 1944, World War II – European Theater, Anne Frank and Family are arrested by Gestapo August 4, 1950, Korean War, Defense of Pusan/Naktong Perimeter began August 4, 1964, Vietnam War, 2nd Gulf of Tonkin . ...
On 1 February 1951, the 188th was federalized and brought to active duty for the Korean War. A total of 54 officers and 400 airmen were assigned to Long Beach Municipal Airport, California, as part of Air Defense Command. Its mission became the air defense of Southern California. Most unit members were then transferred to active-duty Air Force units and deployed to Japan and South Korea. First Lieutenants Robert Lucas and Joseph Murray were killed while flying close air support missions in Korea. Captain Francis Williams and First Lieutenant Robert Sands were each credited with three MiG-15 kills. The unit was released from federal active duty in November 1952. Cold War F-80C Shooting Star fighters from the 188th Fighter Squadron After the Korean War ended, the 188th was re-equipped with F-80C Shooting Star jet aircraft, and became part of Air Defense Command, being assigned to the Western Air Defense Force. On 1 July 1957, the 188th was authorized to expand to a group level, and the 150th Fighter-Interce ...
for the people that dont get a paper here it is Bernhard F. Wollgast Jr. B.F. Wollgast Jr. FLORENCE - Bernhard F. Wollgast Jr., 83, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. He was born June 2, 1931 in a humble farm home in rural Gardner, Ill. to the late Bernhard and Theda Junssen Wollgast. He graduated from Gardner-South Wilmington High School and Blackburn College. He served in the Navy in Florida (1951-1956) during the Korean War. He was Vice President of SCN Attlis First Credit Card in Columbia for seven years. He also served as Vice President of Carolina Bank in Quinby for 10 years. He owned Red Barn Inc. and was a member of the American Legion. He attended Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word. Preceding him in death: his parents; brothers, William B. Wollgast (surviving wife, Dorothy Gross) and Harry W. Wolgast (surviving wife, Virginia Uerkwitz Morris); sister, Hellen Chamness; and late wife, Lucille (Lee) Rose Wollgast. Survivors: wife, Anna Sam's Cox Summerlin-Wollgast; sons, James Bernard (Kathy) Wol ...
July 30 1953, Engrs were involved in salvaging material from the demilitarized zone within 72 hours of the signing of the Korean War truce.
The Chance Vought F4U Corsair was an American fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. Demand for the aircraft soon overwhelmed Vought's manufacturing capability, resulting in production by Goodyear and Brewster: Goodyear-built Corsairs were designated FG and Brewster-built aircraft F3A. From the first prototype delivery to the U.S. Navy in 1940, to final delivery in 1953 to the French, 12,571 F4U Corsairs were manufactured by Vought, in 16 separate models, in the longest production run of any piston-engined fighter in U.S. history (1942–53). The Corsair was designed as a carrier-based aircraft. However its difficult carrier landing performance rendered the Corsair unsuitable for Navy use until the carrier landing issues were overcome when used by the British Fleet Air Arm. The Corsair thus came to and retained prominence in its area of greatest deployment: land based use by the U.S. Marines.The role of the dominant U.S. carrier based fighter in the second part of ...
A very nice tribute to the Royal Canadian Navy's efforts in the Korean War.
My daughters ask me if there was this much turmoil when I was growing up... yes, try 1989 (Tiananmen; Berlin); 1973 (fashion), 1968 (Prague Spring crushed; ML King and Bobby both assassinated; Music), or 1961 (missile crisis), or 1956 (Suez crisis); 1951 with Korean War -- or post WWI: YEAT's "SECOND COMING", 1919 Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. --- William Butler Yeats, 1919 (Ireland), after the chaos and devastation of WWI. Four years later Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize, amid the tide of Irish Independence.
Korean War Memorial unveiled in Burlington: A monument which recognizes the sacrifice of Canadian sailors during...
Burlington memorial pays tribute to Korean War navy vets
Three Presidents What did Presidents Hoover, Truman, and Eisenhower have in common? 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 illegal 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. No one in either party has the courage to do this today! Why, you might ask, can't they do this today? Actually the answer is quite simple. Hoover, Truman, and Eisenhower were men of honor, not ...
It has come to my attention that we now know who the real perpetrators are of the Veterans are just so much Cannon Fodder Ideology. Below is a listing of all the 20th century's Presidents. In a recent vote The GOP refuse to want to fund the VA system. There is a 5-5 ratio for the wars or conflicts we have been involved in. but WW1 and WW2 were no brainers and had to be waged. So that brings us to 5(GOP) to 3 (DNC). The number preceding the name is the number of their presidency. 26. Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909 27. William Howard Taft, Republican 1909-1913 Border War(1910–1919) 28. Woodrow Wilson,Democratic 1913-1921 World War I(1917–1918) 29. Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923 30. Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929 31. Herbert Hoover, 1929-1933 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic 1933-1945 World War II(1941–1945) 33. Harry S. Truman, Democratic 1945-1953 Korean War(1950–1953) 34. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Republican 1953-1961 Second Indochina War(1953–1975) 35. John F. Kennedy, 1961-1963 36. Lyndon Baines J .. ...
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July 27 history HIGHLIGHTS: • 1940 - Bugs Bunny makes his debut in the cartoon "A Wild Hare." • 1953 - An armistice agreement is signed, ending the Korean War. • 1965 - President Lyndon Johnson signs the Cigarette Labeling Act into law, requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on every pack of smokes. • 1974 - The Watergate scandal boils over as the House Judiciary Committee recommends that President Richard Nixon be impeached and removed from office for obstruction of justice.
Highlights of this day in history: An armistice ends the Korean War; A House panel votes to impeach President Richard Nixon; A pipe bomb explodes at the Atlanta Olympics; The deposed Shah of Iran and comedian Bob Hope die. (July 27)
Happy Birdday Thomas! July 27: In 1663 the English Parliament passes the second Navigation Act requiring that all goods bound for the American colonies have to be sent in English ships from English ports; in 1789 the first U.S. federal government agency, the Department of Foreign Affairs (now Department of State) is established; in 1794 Maximilien Robespierre is arrested after encouraging the execution of more than 17,000 "enemies of the Revolution"; in 1866 the first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is successfully completed (Valentia Island, Ireland, to Heart's Content, Newfoundland); in 1890 Vincent van Gogh shoots himself and dies two days later; in 1921 researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting prove that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar; in 1940 Bugs Bunny makes his first appearance in the animated short "A Wild Hare"; in 1949 the first commercial jet-powered airliner, the DeHavilland Comet, makes its first flight; in 1953 fighting in the Korean War ...
Today in history: 1953 - Korean War armistice, 1955 - Allied occupation of Austria ends, 1999 - Tony Hawk lands first ever 900 at X Games
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un guided a rocket firing drill pointed at U.S. forces based in South Korea on Saturday, a day before the 61st anniversary of the Armistice Agreement that ended the 1950-53 Korean War, Pyongyang's state media said Sunday.
Korean War vets will be honored Saturday in Tampa.
Perhaps the greatest turning point in the history of tae kwon do came in 1952, at the height of the Korean War. After Korean President Syngman Rhee viewed a tae kwon do master break 30 roof shingles with a single punch, he made it a requirement for all Korean soldiers to receive martial arts training.
We conclude our Wargame: Red Dragon AAR. Thanks to Matthew Flanigan for this.
Due to a very chance conversation I had with a fellow Rotarian this morning, I landed up at the Korean War Veterans Memorial Service this morning, and was able to honour my late father who served in the South African Air force in Korea in1952.
Shenna speaking with a Korean War vet at The Country Diner in Medway,
YEONPYEONG South Korea (Reuters) - On a clear day, residents of Yeonpyeong Island can see North Korea, 10 kms (six miles) away. They can also sometimes watch South Korean warships chase North Korean and
Springs holds 61st Korean War Armistice celebration: … the 61st anniversary of the Korean War Armis...
He was a Korean War Veteran and was awarded the Purple Heart twice. We lost a truly, genuinely great
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friendship monument to be removed as claimed focus of anti-Japanese political activity in public space.
I'm korean. My contry undergone 6.25 war too in 1950. A lot of people sacrificed by humans.
New post (Unforgettable: The Korean War) has been published on Centralmarts
South Korea should face own true history on the massacre of many civilians by the Korean troops in the Vietnam War.
Japanese officials order removal of war memorial for Korean labourers : :
F9F Panther Units of the Korean War: F9F Panther Units of the Korean War Warren Thompson (Author), Mark St...
But then again he was drafted into the Korean War as soon as he hit America so I guess his timing wasn't that good
As a tribute to the late James Garner, AFN will present movies starring the award winning actor in some of his best-known roles. James Garner was a Korean War veteran before he made it big in movies and television. He received two Purple Hearts while serving in the National Guard.. The Notebook - 7pm An old man reads a love story to his wife suffering from dementia about a poor and passionate young man who falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences. Starring James Garner, Gena Rowlands, Rachel McAdams. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood - 9:30 pm After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends. Starring James Garner, Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Ashley Judd. Space Cowboys - 11:30 am When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space. Sta ...
Received some bad news a few minutes ago. My mother's last brother, UNCLE GEORGE DOWLING passed away this afternoon. He was a good uncle to me, I remember him coming home from the Korean War. How he was always there for any of his brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. He now has joined is wife, Lucy. Along with his parents,siblings Minnie,Guyetta, Edna, John, Donald and Betty. RIP Uncle George.
My parents, Bette Lou Upton and William Frederick Nienstedt were married on this date 64 years ago at Chicago City Hall. My older brother was in attendance. He and Mom came up on the train from Emporia and eventually Mom told Dad that she came up here to get married.or so he said! Dad was stationed at 5th Army Headquarters during the Korean War and was a Corporal at the time. I had awesome parents and appreciate the time they invested me.
We will miss James Garner. What a cool guy, talented actor, Korean War vet, and Hall of Fame off-road racer.
James Garner earned 2 Purple Hearts while serving in the Korean War.
Today we mourn the passing of James Garner a TV and movie legend that few know was a Merchant Marine at the end of WII, and also was the recipient of two Purple Hearts during the Korean War where he served in the Army National Guard. James Scott Bumgarner April 7th 1928- July 19th 2014
Marine Corps Offers Historical Database Family members of Marines, who were wounded, killed, deemed a prisoner of war or missing during past wars can now access their loved ones' casualty card using the Marine Corps History Division's new online database. Each casualty card lists the military member's unit, service number, type of casualty and date of death. Currently, there are digitized casualty cards for World War II, Interwar period 1946-50, and for war dogs, trained military dogs that served in combat. Korean War cards are scheduled to be complete and released this summer and Vietnam in the fall. To access the online database, visit the U.S. Marine Corps History Division Casualty Card Databases webpage or to request a copy of the original card, send an email to history.division
His Imperial Majesty was the first reigning foreign head of state to visit the state of Oklahoma on 18 June 1954. The Emperor brought a contingent of 19 persons with him to personally thank Oklahoma State University for their work in assisting Ethiopia in modernizing agriculture and education under the Point Four Program begun during U.S. President Harry S. Truman’s administration. The Oklahoma Ethiopia connection had been initiated by the Emperor Haile Selassie in 1950 when He requested Henry G. Bennett, then president of the University, to come to Ethiopia to explore the possibility of establishing an agricultural college in Jimma and Alemaya. After Bennett visited Ethiopia, he presented a report and the aspiration of the Emperor for education in Ethiopia. Truman was so impressed by Bennett's report that in November 1950, he appointed him the first head of the Technical Cooperation Administration to implement the President's fledgling Point Four technical assistance program in Ethiopia. Ethiopia was t ...
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Thank you James Garner, for all the good movies and entertainment! Thank you also for your service @ the Korean War. Rest In Peace.
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Actor James Garner died Saturday night at the age of 86 he was a Korean War veteran who had two Purple Hearts
Actor, racer, and Korean War veteran -- We'll miss the effortlessly cool James Garner:
Tuesday, July 22nd @ 6:30pm is our last regular season Softball game vs. Michigan. Please, let's make this a big turn out. We nearly got a strike last week and were saved by a family visiting from Texas. If we get a strike, those who have put in a lot of time and effort this season, can not play in the tournament. We will be on Field 8, same location as last week. Independence Ave, SW, just south of the Korean War Memorial. Boiler Up!!
YEONCHEON COUNTY, South Korea?Leading a group of around 20 Filipinos in prayer, Sister Luz Olalia bowed solemnly in front of the Philippine monuments in Yuldong as she recited the exploits of Filipino soldiers who fought during the Korean War.
absent companions. . . .did you know he was a Korean War veteran and earned 2 Purple Hearts? RIP Rockford. . .
RIP James Garner (the rockford files,maverick) a true american,korean war veteran and a great actor.
RIP Mr. Garner. A a really good man and a fine actor. And he was Korean War vet- a Purple Heart recipient. Everyone respecte…
our family was in Japan during the Korean War, where my dad was serving. I started first grade there.
James Garner's work Stands Test of time. Plus 2 Purple Hearts in the Korean War. http:…
Multi Cabinet Committee(MCC) of will tackle the 1950 Korean War, the most controversial war of the 20th century.
Not to mention he served our country, he was a Korean War veteran who received 2 Purple Hearts.
1956::India hands over Korean & Chinese Prisoners of Korean war to Brazilian Ambassador,IldefonsoFalco . (via Corbis) …
1950's USMC Korean War Uniforms in smaller sizes, perfect for guys & gals. Dry Cleaned and ready to wear.
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Sincerely beautiful man. A Korean War veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, Great actor and a true American man and she digs up that?
two Purple Hearts for wounds received during the Korean War. That's what I'll remember about him.
A WWI Veteran, holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was Killed during the Korean War.
The amazing thing about James Garner as The Scrounger was that it was his actual role in the Korean War!
Yes, I did. (Yet, I don't think that the Korean War was ever a setting in his movies.) Please read what I posted on FB about him
we could re-ignite the Suez Crisis, The Vietnam War. *** even the Korean War. For old time hippy sake.
A glorious Monday morning practicing my crane kick atop the Korean War Memorial at the Necropolis.
RIP James Garner, Korean War Vet and recipient of 2 Purple Hearts, who died yesterday at age 86. You will be missed. http:…
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James Garner received two Purple Hearts in the Army fighting in the Korean War. A great Veteran and a great man.
.. Total dead in Korean war was about 2 million Koreans (mostly north). Check Bruce Cumings: The Korean War.
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it shall be the second Korean and Vietnam War 😂
07/20/1950: Korean War; US 24th Infantry Regiment was beaten in their ill-fated counterattack at Yechon.
Rest in peace and honor, Corporal James Garner... Thanks for the memories Bret Maverick...Bob Hendley, "The Scrounger" (The Great Escape) and Jim Rockford...but most importantly, thank you for your service as an American Warrior. Garner served during the Korean War with the U.S. Army's 5th Regimental Combat Team and was twice awarded the Purple Heart for wounds in combat.
Actor James Garner of "The Rockford Files" dead at 86 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files", has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed early on Sunday. Garner, who built a six-decade career playing ruggedly charming, good-natured anti-heroes and received the highest honor of the Screen Actors Guild in 2004, was found dead from natural causes on Saturday night at his Los Angeles home, according to police. No further details were immediately available about the circumstances of his death. Celebrity news website TMZ reported earlier that an ambulance crew was sent to Garner's home at about 8 p.m. local time and found him deceased. Garner, an Oklahoma native, entered show business in the 1950s after serving in the Korean War and first rose to fame on the TV western "“Maverick", a sardonic alternative to the more serious frontier show ...
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RIP James Garner, not only an actor but winner of 2 Purple Hearts from the Korean War.
James Garner, Actor: The Rockford Files. The son of an Oklahoma carpet layer, James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner) dropped out of high school at 16 to join the Merchant Marines. He worked in a variety of jobs and received 2 Purple Hearts when he was wounded twice during the Korean War. He had h…
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