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Cape Verdean-American Korean War Veterans of New Bedford, Massachusetts By Jose Antonio Tavares dos Anjos
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This is a compilation of Cape Verdean-Americans who were Korean War veterans.
Cape Verdean-American Korean War Veterans of New Bedford, Massachusetts By Jose Antonio Tavares dos Anjos
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This is a compilation of Cape Verdean-Americans who were Korean War veterans.
American Veterans By Gaffney High School 2007
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A culmination of interviews conducted by Gaffney High School students of Cherokee County, South Carolina Korean War Veterans during the 2006 and 2007 school years.
Korean Memories By Dick Holmes
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This is a book of wartime memories by a "tin can sailor," a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served aboard a destroyer during the Korean War. Mr. Holmes has a sharp eye for a detail, and he... More > writes not only with sympathy but also with humor.< Less
2013 Korean War Memorial Calendar By William Luo
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2013 calendar with photography of national Korean war memorial.
The Korean War Through the Eyes of Larry St. Laurent By Dennis M. Galvin, Marie L. Oberwanowicz
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In 1950, during the Korean War, E. Lawrence “Larry” St. Laurent saw combat duty at the Chosin Reservoir. Facing subzero temperatures, and surrounded by over a million Chinese soldiers,... More > Larry and his fellow soldiers and Marines fought their way out of Korea to the coast, and took part of the largest evacuation ever to occur during wartime. This book tells about Larry’s desire to serve, his military exploits, and his service to his fellow Veterans. This Jackson resident has worked tirelessly for his fellow Veterans. He was instrumental in gaining assistance for Korean War Veterans who suffer from frostbite. As Ocean County Director of Veterans Affairs, he oversaw the creation of many sorely needed services. As Chairman of the Korean War Memorial, he achieved a singular victory in his effort to ensure that the combat Veterans of the Korean War would not be forgotten. He possesses both a Purple Heart and a Heart of Gold; and his story deserves to be preserved.< Less
Davie County Veterans' Memorial By Marie Benge Craig Roth
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This book lists all the men from Davie County, NC, who have died in wars. The names are on the Veterans' Memorial in Mocksville. There are biographies for the men who died in WW2, Korean War,... More > Vietnam War, and Beirut Bombing who were from Davie County. There is a chapter which describes the fund raising and building of the monument and the dedication in 1987. A 32 minute talk by Colonel Thomas Ferebee, bombardier of the Enola Gay, is transcribed and included. Photographs of men and their grave sites and family stories are included. This book won a state award from North Carolina Society of Historians.< Less
Forgotten Consequences: The Impact of the Korean War on the Influence of the Military in Turkish Politics and Society By Ata Akiner
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It is often forgotten that between 1950 and 1971, the Republic of Turkey dispatched over 50,000 soldiers to the Korean Peninsula to serve under the UN banner. This study looks at recently... More > declassified official documents and correspondence, analyzes US and Turkish foreign policy and domestic political changes at the time, and integrates newspaper coverage and interviews with Turkish veterans from the Korean War, ultimately shedding new light on why these soldiers were deployed and what the short and long-term consequences of this fateful decision were. The impact of the Korean War on Turkey appears to not only have been lasting domestic changes, but also an aftershock that is still being felt around the whole world until today. Also includes map, chart, and 14 photos.< Less
American Veterans: True Accounts of Cherokee County Soldiers By Gaffney High School 2007
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A culmination of interviews conducted by Gaffney High School students of Cherokee County, South Carolina Korean War Veterans during the 2006 and 2007 school years.
God's Holy War to Rescue the Messiah By William Selig
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Sun Myung Moon and Hak Ja Han Moon chose 2010-2013, the 60th anniversary marking the beginning and end of the Korean War, to send the Little Angels as patriotic ambassadors to thank the veterans in... More > 22 nations for saving the nation of Korea from the invading communist forces and for rescuing Father Moon from a death sentence in a North Korean concentration camp. During this period, the Little Angels travelled the equivalent of more than six times around the world. More than 20,000 Korean War veterans and their families and over 100,000 people attended the Little Angels events in 22 nations. GOD'S HOLY WAR TO RESCUE THE MESSIAH, an eyewitness account of the three-year period, honors the courageous men and women who saved a nation and rescued the Messiah.< Less