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Flying Cheetahs - the South African Air Force in the Korean War

Not many South Africans are aware that South Africa took part in the Korean War, well here is a rare original colour photograph of a North American F-51D Mustang fighters of No. 54 more words


The New Battlefield

It’s getting harder and harder for governments to start their wars and you’re the problem.  Ever since conflicts began there has been a spark like flint to steel that ignites the event into world conflict. 272 more words

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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

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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