Category: KOREAN WAR

Early on after the start of the Korean War, it became clear that superior North Korean numbers and ill-prepared South Korea defenders would mean a…

It has often been said of both faith and war, that greater love hath no man than the one who lays down his life for…

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea has long become synonymous with the battle between east and west. However, a mystery town has…

Glorious Glosters

Unique in all the British Army, the “Glorious Glosters” wear badges on the front and the rear of their berets.  This right was earned in…

Often in war it is difficult to the measure the impact of one man, but when that man is making his last stand on Heartbreak…

During the Korean War (1950 to 1953) America and her allies sided with South Korea, while Russia and China sided with North Korea. Among their…

Tibor Rubin, who was of Jewish descent, was captured by the Nazis during World War Two and was imprisoned in a concentration camp. Luckily, he…

On the 25th of June, 1950, the North Korean people’s Army (NKPA) invaded South Korea by crossing the 38th Parallel, the line of latitude that…

This is not the story of a pet pony, an amusing tale of a Mr. Ed companion, or even the story of an amusing diversion…

When one posthumously receives the Medal of Honor, it is assumed that they died in combat performing the gallant action that warranted the nation’s highest…

The history of war is comprised of many occupational specialties necessary for military victory.  Within the culture of Military Service, one would often find rivalries…

It has often been said that you can’t keep a good man down. In the case of Benjamin F. Wilson, the medical personnel trying to…