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CATEGORY: Korean War
How North Korea Feeds Its Impoverished People a Steady Diet of Anti-U.S. Paranoia
April 18, 2018

For nearly seven decades, the Kim family dynasty has warned the North Korean people that the U.S. is a murderous superpower—and their only chance of survival is nuclear-level readiness for an American attack. Read More

How Japan Took Control of Korea
February 27, 2018

Between 1910 and 1945, Japan worked to wipe out Korean culture, language and history. Read More

Why Are North and South Korea Divided?
February 9, 2018

Why Korea was split at the 38th parallel after World War II. Read More

The Four-Legged Marine Who Became a Korean War Hero
December 27, 2017

Sergeant Reckless was the only animal ever awarded an official rank in the Marine Corps. Read More

Dan Rather Reflects on His Emotional Visit to Two Military Cemeteries
November 10, 2017

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Unexplained Medical Miracles May Turn This Korean War P.O.W. Into a Saint
November 9, 2017

He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2013. Soon his flak helmet might be replaced with a halo. Read More

Why the Real-Life Hawkeye Pierce Hated ‘M*A*S*H’
August 28, 2017

Richard Hornberger was famous for his wisecracking characters, but his real accomplishments were as a surgeon. Read More

What You Need to Know About North Korea & Its Nuclear Program
April 13, 2017

Get a primer on the enigmatic nation and why it's fueling international fears with its aggressive nuclear program. Read More

10 Famous Korean War Veterans
June 25, 2015

Meet 10 notables who served in the Korean War. Read More

8 Things You Should Know About the Korean War
July 26, 2013

Get the facts on this perpetually overshadowed Cold War clash. Read More