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South Korea Returns Hundreds of Remains from the Korean War Back to China

» by March 29th, 2014 at 8:45 am » Comments (1)

It is good to see South Korea continuing to locate and return war remains from the Korean War, even those from China which is the country responsible for the continued ...more »

Remembering Medal of Honor Awardee Ola Mize Who Died This Month at Age 82

» by March 25th, 2014 at 9:02 pm » Comments (0)

Another member of the Korean War generation recently passed away with this one being Medal Honor awardee Ola Mize  who was known as the man who initially refused the Medal ...more »

Korean War Veteran Writes His Own Funny Obituary

» by March 15th, 2014 at 3:14 am » Comments (1)

Here is a pretty cool story about a Korean War veteran who had so much sense of humor that he wrote his own funny obituary: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="360"] Picture of ...more »

Korean War Veteran Goes from Convicted Traitor to Hero

» by January 5th, 2014 at 8:15 pm » Comments (0)

Here is a very interesting story from the Korean War recently in the NY Times: In 1994, Mr. Hong found out that the United States military’s official history of the Korean ...more »

94 Year Old Widow Lives To See Husband’s Remains Returned from the Korean War

» by December 22nd, 2013 at 7:30 pm » Comments (0)

This is a very sad story from the Korean that finally has closure: LOS ANGELES — Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt told his wife to remarry if he didn’t come ...more »

Dr. Suzy Kim On the Korean War and “Repressive Policies” in Both Koreas

» by December 19th, 2013 at 6:08 am » Comments (9)

Dr. Suzy Kim an associated professor at Rutgers University has a new book out entitled "Everyday Life in the North Korean Revolution, 1945-1950".  I have not read the book, but ...more »

Picture of the Day: Turkish Soldiers Visit Korean War Monument

» by December 13th, 2013 at 1:26 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] A Turkish military football team salutes in front of a monument marking Turkey's participation in the 1950-53 Korean War in Yongin, south of Seoul, on Dec. ...more »

Korean War Background of North Korean Detainee Merrill Newman

» by December 2nd, 2013 at 8:10 am » Comments (18)

A ROK Drop favorite historian Mark Sauter provides some insight about the North Korean detainee Merrill Newman's background during the Korean War for the Washington Post: The case has dredged up ...more »

Sons of Canadian Soldier Killed During the Korean War Find Each Other 60 Years Later

» by November 9th, 2013 at 5:46 am » Comments (2)

This is an interesting story about how the father of the International Affairs Director at the UN Cemetery in Busan is buried at the cemetery he works at and on ...more »

Why Stalin Prolonged the Korean War

» by November 5th, 2013 at 8:22 pm » Comments (6)

For those that have read quite a bit about the Korean War the below researcher's analysis you have probably heard before, but should be of interest to those who are ...more »

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