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Britain's Korean War veterans win their final fight

Next week the final few hundred of Britains Korean War veterans will
assemble outside the Ministry of Defence (MoD) building on Victoria
Embankment. Most of the 81,000 British service personnel deployed to
Korea between 1950 and 1953 have now long surpassed their 80th year.
As a result, their numbers have dwindled
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Posted: Sunday - December 7, 2014


Korean army chief thanks Gloucestershire Regiment veterans

The Chief of Staff of the South Korean army, General Kim Yo-hwan, has
visited Gloucester to thank veterans for their actions in the Korean
war more than 60 years ago.

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment fought a
desperate action on Hill 235 at the infamous Battle of Imjin River to
prevent Chinese forces from breaking through
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Posted: Sunday - December 7, 2014


New Zeland Veteran publishes his Korean War memoir

MEMORIES: Inglewood Korean War veteran Bob Jagger has written a book
offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the three year conflict.
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Posted: Sunday - December 7, 2014


Treasure Trove: HMAS Bataan map

Australian War Memorial, July 28, 2011. celebrate 100 years of the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian War Memorial is offering up sea booty for Treasure Trove! A hand drawn map from the Korean War to be precise.

This map shows the Korean War's Operation Bataan and the Western Wolfpack Guerrillas involving the HMAS Bataan of the Royal Australian Navy from the RAN Reports of Proceedings.

The RAN Reports are a large series of records that cover Australia's rich naval history from the period of 1939 to the present. They include a daily account of events during peacetime and war, like reports of operations, social events, weather, visits, official calls and Australia's naval battles great and small....

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Posted: Thursday - July 28, 2011


Commemorating Canada's forgotten war

Metro News, Halifax. July 25, 2011. More than 100 people of Canadian and South Korean descent gathered at the Presbyterian Church of Saint David yesterday to commemorate the end of the Korean War. The service stressed the need to remember what in the U.S. and Canada is dubbed a 'forgotten war.'

'Indeed, there is much forgotten about this brutal conflict,' said Rev. Kenn Stright, in a sermon delivered in English and in Korean by Rev. Suk-Ho Lee. 'We need constant reminders of what was at stake.'

The Korean War began in 1950, with Canada entering the fight in mid-February 1951. By the time the armistice was signed on July 27, 1953, 516 Canadians had perished....
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Posted: Monday - July 25, 2011


'The Front Line' Spotlights The Korean War

Korea Times. June 16, 2011. Jang Hoon, who directed the hit inter-Korean drama 'Blood Brothers,' has returned with another film involving the two Koreas.

'The Front Line' takes viewers back to the Korean War (1950-53), which is largely known as the Forgotten War, and looks into parts of the conflict that have slipped into oblivion. Jang teamed up with a seasoned scriptwriter Park Sang-yeon for the 10 billion-won project....

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Posted: Friday - June 17, 2011


South African veteran of Korean War dreams of returning with his kids

Yonhap News Agency. June 6, 2011. PRETORIA, South Africa, June 3 (Yonhap) -- Time is running short for 86-year-old Joe Joubert to achieve his lifetime dream -- returning to Korea with his grown-up children to show them where he fought for peace more than half a century ago.

Last year marked the 60th anniversary since war broke out on the Korean Peninsula, drawing in the U.S. and 20 other allied nations to fight with South Korea against a North Korean invasion. The fratricidal conflict lasted three years from its launch on June 25, 1950, and ended in an armistice that left the Koreas technically at war to this day....
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Posted: Saturday - June 4, 2011


The Battle of Kapyong - April 1951 - Documentary

The Battle at Kapyong, April 1951 - Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand troops of the Korean War hold back an invading Chinese army which aims to drive the foreigners into the sea. Often in total darkness, individual is pitted against individual for the control of a valley - the traditional invasion route to Seoul. What follows becomes the turning point of Chinas spring offensive and decisive mment in the Korean War....

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Posted: Thursday - June 2, 2011


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