Posts Tagged With: Thanksgiving
November 22nd, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (1)
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November 24th, 2011 at 6:58 am » Comments (21)
In honor of Thanksgiving today I recommend everyone who is celebrating the holiday to take a second and give thanks to all the US and allied personnel thought fought in the Korean War. Here is an excerpt from Max Hastings book, “The Korean War” that shows what Thanksgiving was like exactly 61 years ago from today: November 24th was Thanksgiving Day – bleak and blustery. Immense logistic efforts had been made to ensure that the men of the 8th Army enjoyed their turkey dinner. By track and even by airdrop,
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November 26th, 2009 at 1:00 pm » Comments (9)
1950 was probaby the only time an American Thanksgiving dinner was ever held in North Korea: This Thanksgiving make sure to give thanks to all the veterans out there to include those who fought in incredibly tough circumstances during the Korean War, which is quite evident by this soldier’s letter home to his wife in 1951. Have a happy Thanksgiving everyone!
November 27th, 2008 at 10:49 am » Comments (0)
Chaplain Burgess P. Riddle conducts Thanksgiving Day Services on Nov. 23, 1950 during the Korean War Before you eat your turkey dinner this Thanksgiving make sure to give thanks to the soldiers who spent a total of three Thanksgivings between 1950-1953 fighting the Korean War. Here is a letter home that explains one soldier’s Thanksgiving during the war: Bill Shepard of Plymouth, US Army, Korea : “I came back home after the Second World War and then was recalled during the Korean War. It was a shock — I hadn’t
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November 24th, 2008 at 11:21 am » Comments (0)
For those of you stationed in USFK here is a link of all the Thanksgiving celebrations going on across the peninsula.