Category: KOREAN WAR

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…

Rusting DMZ Steam Train Riddled With Bullets Is Symbol Of Korean War

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…

Marine Horse “Reckless” Carried 9000lbs Of Ammo During One Battle In Korea, Received 2 Purple Hearts, And Promoted To Staff Sergeant

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…

Korea: Eduardo Gomez Pried Open the Hatch to a Tank Under Heavy Fire and Threw a Grenade In

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…

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…

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: Chipyong-Ni – One Of The Greatest Regimental Defense Actions In Military History

The Battle of Chipyong-ni has been labeled as ‘the Gettysburg of the Korean War’ and has been singled out as one of the greatest regimental…

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…

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…