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Man Shot Trying To Swim Across Imjim River to North Korea

» by September 17th, 2013 at 3:44 am » Comments (4)

I couldn't imagine that a spy would try to cross the Imjim River so blatantly like this: South Korean troops have shot dead a man trying to swim across a border ...more »

Canadians and Hockey During the Korean War

» by January 28th, 2013 at 3:09 am » Comments (2)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="496"] It would have been a startling sight for enemy soldiers from the hills above the Imjin River in the winters of 1952 and 1953 — Canadians ...more »

Did North Korea Just Launch Another Attack Against South Korea With Floating Boxed Landmines?

» by August 1st, 2010 at 3:27 am » Comments (10)

I have been expecting the North Koreans to try and do something in response to the recent Naval exercises and this may have been it: A man died and another was ...more »

Places In Korea: Kamaksan Mountain

» by April 23rd, 2010 at 6:33 am » Comments (5)

Besides being the week that honors the Battle of the Kapyong, this week is also the anniversary of the Battle of the Imjim, which is best known by the last ...more »

Picture of the Day: 1987 Freedom Bridge

» by April 3rd, 2010 at 1:00 pm » Comments (12)

Via the ROK Drop Forums comes this 1987 image of Freedom Bridge.  ROK Drop reader Thomas was nice enough to upload the images of the bridge from his tour there ...more »

Was the North Korean Flood Not An Intentional Attack?

» by September 16th, 2009 at 4:51 am » Comments (6)

It appears with public anger growing against the North Korean water attack, South Korean authorities are trying to minimize the culpability of the North Koreans: North Korea's abrupt discharge of millions ...more »

South Korean Government Reacts to North’s Intentional Flood

» by September 9th, 2009 at 5:26 am » Comments (3)

The South Korean government as officially responded to the intentional flood caused by the North Koreans two days ago: North Korea appears to have deliberately opened a dam that sent water ...more »

North Korea Blames Rising Water Levels for Imjim Flood

» by September 8th, 2009 at 6:43 pm » Comments (0)

What nonsense: North Korea on Monday claimed a sudden massive discharge of water from an Imjin River dam that led to flash floods on the South Korean side of the border ...more »

North Korea Kills Six In South Korea with Flood

» by September 7th, 2009 at 7:14 am » Comments (8)

There is just no way that this flood created by the North Koreans wasn't intentional: The government is asking North Korea for an explanation about a flash flood on the Imjin ...more »

Ville Memories: Changpa-ri, Korea – Then & Now

» by April 2nd, 2009 at 7:52 pm » Comments (34)

Here is a ville memory from the small Korean village of Changpa-ri in 1969: The deuce-and-a-half revs it diesel engine as thick black smoke billows from its exhaust pipe curved toward ...more »

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