Posted by GP Cox
JULY 27 MARKS THE END OF THE KOREAN WAR 62 YEARS AGO. WE MUST REMEMBER THE TROOPS OF THE FORGOTTEN WARS AS WELL. SUCHLED AT CRYPTIC GARLAND DOES!!
Posted on July 25, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 22 Comments.
I hope you like my latest post on a memorial to the forgotten war in Little Rock, Arkansas.
It is quite the poignant post (and NOT just because you mentioned my name!) and wonderful picture of the memorial. I am adamant about remembering those that put their lives on the line for us!! Great job on your part, Kerry.
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Thank you – you opened my eyes to the many victims of war.
You are very welcome. Everyone actually becomes affected one way or the other, whether they believe it or not. I appreciate you reading here, Kerry.
The sad thing about Korea, G.P Cox is that it was only called ‘a Police Action, the vicious campaign took a huge toll of lives American , Allied Forces and Koreans both north and south and Chinese. The result ? An guarded 38th Parallel The series Mash highlighted the futility of it all .
The series did educate a lot of people who misunderstood the term police action – also for Vietnam. Until a fuss was made, the veterans couldn’t even join the VFW, because it wasn’t classified a war. The 38th is still a rough place to be stationed even today.
Thank you for visiting, Ron.
So many remembrances center around victory, and that is as it should be. But sometimes we get so caught up in the celebration of victory, that we might forget at what price victory came. Sadly, for those who fought in those wars, they never will.
Unfortunately the price is always too high. This link is going to be included in tomorrow’s post for the actual Korean War anniversary.
Those that fought in ANY war – Remember.
Great link, GP.
Yes, I believe Suchled did an outstanding job on this post!! I appreciate you reading it, Ann.
It is a forgotten war. What a story, Everett when you were bar-tending. My jaw would have dropped also!.
I felt so bad. Talk about ‘opening your mouth and inserting BOTH feet!!’
Feel bad about what Everett?
Pestering the young man to smile so much. I used to be good at reading faces – I should have known he was very upset.
I think that you did it out of caring and especially the time of year that it was.
Thank you, Kathy.
Remembering the ‘Glorious Glosters’
Perfect addition for this post, Gustav. Thank you for making the contribution!!
It remains the ‘forgotten war’, doesn’t it? Few even remember what we were fighting for.
And we lost so many over there too. It was the start of the politically-correct wars – and they can not be won.
A timely reminder of a war that is actually still going on. Just a pause, at the moment.
Best wishes, Pete.
So true all the way around, Pete.
A horrible memory for me – back in 1977, I was tending bar Christmas Eve, and trying to get people in the spirit (no pun intended). One young man kept staring into nowhere unsmiling. I kept at him until he told me he had just accompanied a body from the North/South Korean border for burial. I know my jaw dropped. He said, if anyone tells you that war is over – DON’T believe it!!
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