Tag: Korean War

Epoch Cinema Documentary Series Review: ‘The Korean War Remembered’

Commentary Unfortunately, The Korean War (1950–1953) has largely faded from the memories of both American scholars and the general public. Indeed, it is commonly (and dismissively) referred to as “the Forgotten War,” even though it was a critical territorial conflict and constituted the first military action of the Cold War. The Korean conflict was largely…


While His Classmates Were at Prom, He Fought in World War II: Major Billy C. Hall

When Major Billy C. Hall left high school to fight in WWII, he was so young that his recruiter had to lie about the vet’s age on his application. “Men like [Hall] aren’t just ‘the greatest generation,’” friend and fellow veteran Dwight Hanson said. “They’re ‘men of legend.’” With 27 years of service spanning three…


Soldier Who Went Missing During Korean War Accounted For

BOSTON—A soldier from Massachusetts who went missing during the Korean War and was later reported to have died in a prisoner of war camp has been accounted for using modern scientific techniques, military officials said. Army Cpl. Joseph J. Puopolo, 19, of East Boston, was accounted for in August, according to a statement Friday from…


Book Recommender: “Valor,” an Astonishing Tale of Defiance and Triumph During the Pacific War

Lt. William Frederick “Bill” Harris was an officer with the China Marine, the elite 4th Marine Regiment stationed in Shanghai, China, prior to World War II to protect American citizens. In the summer of 1941, with war clouds gathering, Harris and the 4th Marine were withdrawn from China to the presumably safer Philippines. “Valor: The…


This is Korea | The Korean War Remembered Episode 1|Documentary

Legendary Hollywood director John Ford directed this documentary chronicling the early part of the Korean War. Using rare color footage from the battlefields of Korea, Ford applies the craft of Hollywood movie-making to inspire American audiences. – Feature Films: Cinema collection: epochcinema.com Epoch Original content: epochoriginal.com Feature Films: www.theepochtimes.com/featured-films Follow EpochTV on social media: Facebook:…


97-Year-Old Veteran Recounts Top Secret Aerial Battle Hidden From American Public for Decades

In an aerial “dogfight” that made U.S. naval history, Korean War veteran Royce Williams beat out seven Russian fighter jets on his own through nearly impossible odds—one he was forbidden from discussing for more than 40 years amid Cold War tension. The year was 1952, in the midst of the Korean War. Williams was stationed…


The Untold Story of 10,000 North Korean Orphans in Eastern Europe: Interview With Director Kim Deog-Young

In the early 1950s, more than 100,000 children were orphaned by the Korean War, but neither of the two sides, North and South, had the resources to care for them. Orphans of South Korea were sent to the United States and Western Europe for adoption. Meanwhile, North Korea distributed its orphans across Eastern Europe to…


Federal Reserve Expected to Raise Rates Again; Food Banks Struggle to Meet Demand | NTD News Today

The Federal Reserve, preparing to raise interest rates again. Analysts expect it’ll be the same as last time, which was the biggest rate hike in nearly 30 years. Allegations of inhumane living conditions in some federal prisons. The federal prisons director tells Senators what he’s planning to do about the alleged rape, malnutrition, and more….


Australians Urged to Remember Korean War

Australians are being encouraged to reflect upon the nation’s involvement in the Korean War in the lead up to Anzac Day. Minister for Veterans Affairs Andrew Gee says Sunday marks the anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong, where 32 Australians lost their lives in the defence of the South Korean capital, Seoul. “I urge all Australians…


How Communist Chinese Animosity Toward America Began

Commentary Americans and many others have rightly been wary of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) intentions for many decades. Chinese communism and Western-style liberal democracy mix together about as well as oil and water do. Most observers realize that over the past 100 years, the CCP had made it clear that it intends to become…