Category: KOREAN WAR

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

Jeff Edwards

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

Jeff Edwards

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

Jeff Edwards

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

Jeff Edwards

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…

The First North Korean Pilot To Defect WITH His MiG-15

Joris Nieuwint

It was September 1953, the war in Korea had ended almost two months previously, the ceasefire had been signed and adhered to by both sides.…

The Forgotten War – Colourised. New Page From The Masters of Colourisation…..

Jack Beckett

  Brand new project by  Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colourisation.  The beauty of these colourised images is that colour, allows…

Liam Neeson To Star As US military General Douglas MacArthur In New Korean War Movie

Actor Liam Neeson has been announced as playing US military General Douglas MacArthur in a new movie about the Korean War. The movie, to be…

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

Russell Hughes

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…