Tag Archives: Jeffrey Miller. South Korea

South Korea in the 1960s

A former American soldier has shared some amazing photographs of Korea back in the early 1960s. What’s really amazing, is when you think at how far South Korea has come since then. We’re talking just eleven years after the Korean War Armistice had been signed, but the South was as close to a Third World […]

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The End is Nigh

It has taken me six months, but I feel that I almost finished with my latest writing project, a novella about one day in 1968. I wrote out the first draft for this novella, based on a poem I wrote a few years ago, when I was in Laos last December-February. The story itself is […]

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Amazon’s Top Ten — Korean War Books

War Remains made it to Amazon’s Top 100 Korean War books (Kindle); this morning it was Number 9. Sweet.

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Task Force Smith — July 5, 1950

Today is the 61st anniversary of The Battle of Osan, which marked America’s entry into the Korean War when Task Force Smith battled over 20,000 North Korean troops and 33 Russian T-34 tanks north of Osan. This is what I wrote about Task Force Smith in my Korean War novel, War Remains: Five days after […]

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1968: The USS Pueblo Incident

I have always been interested in history ever since I was a young boy reading books at the public library in Oglesby, Illinois. I would go on to minor in history at Eureka College (1985-1987) and later, when I came to Korea I really got to experience history covering Korean War Commemoration events as well […]

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Jimmy Wong — Thailand’s Tattoo Legend

Without question, Southeast Asia’s most famous tattoo artist who has been leaving behind a legacy of tattoo stylings (and inflicting a little pain along the way) for over 36 years. Even if you haven’t been fortunate enough to get inked by Jimmy, you have most likely have heard about him if you are a tattoo […]

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