Category: KOREAN WAR

Korea: Marine Manned Machinegun Alone – Found Dead Next Morning With Over 200 Dead Enemies Around Him

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…

The Soldier Who Earned a Medal of Honor Fighting with an Entrenching Tool and a Distinguished Service Cross Just a few Days Later

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…

Refusing To Abandon The Wounded, Chaplain Emil Kapaun Remained Behind to Care for His Men and Died in a Korean POW Camp

He didn’t carry a weapon, he wasn’t there to fight, but that didn’t stop chaplain Emil Kapaun from earning the nation’s highest military honor for…

When He Ran Out of Grenades He Started Throwing Empty Beer Bottles and Earned the Victoria Cross

War tends to favor those with initiative and ingenuity and for Victoria Cross recipient Bill Speakman, he would evidently possess both.  Some might think when…

Probably Only Officer Court Martialed for Desertion Awarded Medal of Honor for Leading Bayonet Charge

Some men were born to fight and so much so that they are not going to let few Army “suggestions” like not deserting your unit…

Korean War “Walking General” Dean, Destroyed Enemy Tank & Escaped Capture For 36 Days – Then His Ordeal As POW Started

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…

Glorious Gloster Single Handedly Charges Chinese Bunker Twice, Threw Grenade With His Last Breath, Saves His Men

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 North Korean Mystery Town In The Demilitarized Zone

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…

The “Glorious Glosters” Greatest Battle – When 650 Glosters were up against 10,000 Chinese

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…

Last seen punching with one hand & his trench knife in the other. They found his body surrounded by 40 dead Koreans

Jeff Edwards

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…

How the Soviets Stole an American F-86 Sabre Jet in 1951

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…

Medal of Honor – Nominated 4 Times: Survived a Nazi concentration camp, Took on the Korean Army with a .30 Cal and…

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…