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Who Ate Up All The Shinga – a critical essay by Alice Bennell

The Shinga plant (싱아, aconogonon alpinum)

Who Ate Up All the Shinga is an autobiographical novel chronicling the early life of the author, Park Wan-Suh. The Japanese occupation of Korea, and events leading up to the Korean War, provide a backdrop to a story of a young girl growing up in the tiny Korean village of Pakchok Hamlet. 1,399 more words


[Houston Chronicle] North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die

May 30, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea – After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. 24 more words

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Korea - The Forgotten War

Calling the war in Korea the “forgotten war” has been part of the American lexicon since 1951. However, why it was called that in the first place is not completely understood.To understand how the words and, more importantly, how its meaning became part of our national mentality, one must first appreciate the history of what was occurring on the Korean peninsula before, during and following the war. 1,712 more words

Amazing Military Stories


All things considered, I think M*A*S*H was my favourite American sit-com, even if it was sometimes more sit’ than com’.  The Korean War wasn’t exactly a barrel of laughs, I’m sure.   121 more words

President Park Geun-hye Happy To Hold North Korea Summit Without Any Pre-Conditions

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday she was willing to hold a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without any pre-condition but maintained the country still needed an anti-North security law. 516 more words

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Book review: Nothing Saved Us: Poems of the Korean War by Tamra J. Higgins

The following was printed in Seven Days 12/17/14:

Book review: Nothing Saved Us: Poems of the Korean War by Tamra J. Higgins

by Julia Shipley… 264 more words