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Free at Last — A Korean War POW returns to Korea — Part 2

This article originally appeared in The Korea Times on June 25, 2001 On Feb. 13, 1951, Oscar Cortez had become a POW. The North Koreans took Cortez after the Chinese went through. He would have Korean guards from time he was captured until he and the rest of the prisoners were turned over to the […]

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Free at Last — A Korean War POW returns to Korea — Part 1

This article originally appeared in The Korea Times on June 25, 2001 Free at Last – A Korean War POW returns to Korea – Part 1 By Jeffrey MillerFeature Writer The blue United Nations Command bus stopped just a few yards from The Bridge of No Return in the Joint Security Area (JSA)—the last stop […]

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War and Remembrance

Seven years ago today I “crashed” the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration at the War Memorial Museum in Yongsan.I say “crashed” because I had not been formally invited to the event nor was I a member of the press corps. I had interviewed South Korean General and war hero Paik Sun-yup a few […]

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