Insulated Liners For Company L Chorwon Valley, Korea September 1952 It was mid-September. Sayonara sweltering heat. My T-shirt was as brown as the bottom of the trench outside my bunker. The buttons on my fatigue shirt were to become reacquainted with their loopholes as autumn was stealthily sneaking up on us. I heard about the Korean winter… Continue reading Insulated Liners For Company L
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How Do You Go to War?
How Did I Go to War? Privates Wright and Wolfe enjoying the landscape. This is serious business. Is there a high school course that prepares a graduate on how to go to war? Of course not. So there I… Continue reading How Do You Go to War?
Korea: May 18, 1952
Korea: May 18 1952 Under any other circumstances I would have reveled in this evening. The temperature was in the high-sixties, if I stood on my toes I felt I could tickle a star, and a slight breeze kept me alert so that I could appreciate the clean country air, but Captain Smith, our company commander,… Continue reading Korea: May 18, 1952
An Intrepid Hero
An Intrepid Hero Chorwon Valley, Korea: August 12, 1952. Mail call! Some men from Company L gathered under a grove of trees on the reverse slope of their bunkers. Our terrified mail drove up with the mail. He quickly called out a number of names, tore back to his jeep then sped off to the rear.… Continue reading An Intrepid Hero
Has Our Puppy Gone Astray?
Wayne Caton Has Our Puppy Gone Astray? Maybe he is lost? Night plays tricks on our orientation. But the Chorwon Valley in Korea was wide, and the moon shone brightly. I definitely saw Wayne and Flaherty on my left when we reached the crest of Hill 121. But then there was a blast from a… Continue reading Has Our Puppy Gone Astray?