Category: KOREAN WAR

President Biden Approves Honors for Battle of Mogadishu, MoH for Korean and Vietnam War Veterans

Cavalry soldiers walking along a beach + American solider standing in a burning village + Black Hawk Down film still

US President Joe Biden has signed the National Defense Authorization Act, a $768 billion defense policy bill aimed at allocating military spending and procuring reforms…

The Most Unforgiving Battlefield Conditions in Military History

Passchendaele Photo

When discussing battles throughout the history of warfare, the participants and the equipment and tactics they used are usually the focus. However, the actual physical…

Deal to End the Korean War Close to Completion, Officials Say

US Marines launching a rocket barrage against Chinese communists

The South Korean government has shared that talks regarding an end-of-war declaration between it, North Korea and the United States may be coming to a…

US Army Veteran Who Survived Bataan Death March Dies Aged 104

Colonel Ben Skardon standing with two younger servicemen

A retired US Army colonel who survived the Bataan Death March during World War II has died. Retired Colonel Ben Skardon died in hospice care…

US Navy Launches Ship Named For Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk

USNS Harvey Milk at port

The United States Navy has unveiled its new 742-foot fleet replenishment oiler ship in San Diego, California. It’s named for the late Harvey Milk, an…

Body of WWII Veteran Dissected In Pay-Per-View Autopsy Without Family’s Knowledge

David Saunders Featured Image

The body of World War II veteran David Saunders was autopsied in front of a paying audience in Portland, Oregon, without his family being notified…

Iconic Photos of Marilyn Monroe Entertaining American Troops in Korea

Marilyn Monroe exciting a helicopter + Marilyn Monroe serving food to soldiers

Following the conclusion of the Korean War, the Korean peninsula entered into a period of uncertainty. While armistice negotiations occurred, UN forces remained in the…

Korean War Movie to Become Biggest Box Office Hit of 2021

People's Volunteer Army soldiers standing together

A film portraying the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War is set to become the biggest box-office hit of 2021, after grossing $633.2…

Korean War Veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient Duane Dewey Dies At 89

Duane Dewey + US Marine Corps in the trenches of Korea

Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Duane Dewey has died at the age of 89. The retired US Marine Corps Corporal was described…

A Green Hell: Fort Sherman’s Jungle School Army

Troop lying down on the jungle floor

Jungle warfare is its own beast. Often called a “Green Hell,” the terrain, animal species and weather conditions force soldiers to contend with an environment…

Korean War Veteran Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun Laid To Rest 70 Years After Death

Military portrait of Emil J. Kapaun + funeral motorcade

Thousands turned out to pay their respects to fallen Korean War veteran Chaplain (Cap.) Emil J. Kapaun on Wednesday. Kapaun, a military chaplain and soldier…

US Air Force Moving Forward With MC-130J Commando II Seaplane

The United States Air Force is moving forward with its plans to modify the MC-130J Commando II so it can support detachable pontoons, which would…