All posts tagged "Korean War"

  • U.S. Marines cover wounded North Korean soldier as he hoists himself to stretcher in the Naktong River sector of the Korean front on August 23, 1950. The captive was flushed out of a nearby rice paddy, still clutching his automatic weapons. A search of his clothing disclosed an American watch, lighter and other items apparently taken from a dead U.S. soldier. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)
    S. Korea, US begin Korean War remains excavation

    SEOUL, May 6 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States launched a project Wednesday to dig up the remains of their soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War. The allies kicked off the joint excavation for...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Korean War Memorial Park coming to Pennsylvania

    The Korean War Memorial America-Korea Alliance Peace Park is coming to Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania. Installation of the project, expected to cost about $90 million, was announced Tuesday by leaders of the Montgomery Korean American community. In a...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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    US veterans of Korean War attend special screening of ‘Ode to My Father’ in Washington

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — Dozens of American and South Korean veterans attended a special screening Wednesday of a South Korean box-office hit that chronicles the Korean War and other hardships South Korea has gone through...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • The caption on the back reads: "South Korean troops prepare chow on the front lines. Rice Its the main part of the meal. 14 July 1950." (Official Department of Defense photo)
    [DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE] Korean War photos project gets response

     Finding the veterans who are pictured in more than 100 historic photos from the Korean War is an uphill battle for Betty Perkins-Carpenter. Yet every step takes her closer to the desired results of...

    • Posted August 11, 2014
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    Korean War photos seeking connections

    A U.S. Department of Defense collection of Korean War photographs is in the care of Betty Perkins-Carpenter, who is working to pass them on to those in the pictures or to their families.  By Tae Hong Two years...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    Oregon city to open Korean War memorial museum

    A Korean War memorial museum will open in Wilsonville, Ore., in September. A 5-acre memorial park, along with a memorial site, already stands in the city. Former Oregon Senator John Lim, who led the installation of the...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • California National Guard 40th Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Keith Jones, left, attends a commemorative ceremony for the 64th anniversary of the Korean War at the Korean American Federation of L.A. Wednesday. (Kim Young-jae / The Korea Times)
    L.A. community commemorates 64th anniversary of Korean War

    The veteran community commemorated the 64th anniversary of the Korean War across Los Angeles Wednesday. At the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles, a memorial service to honor war veterans brought together about 100 veterans. The Korean...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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