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John Connor's Korean War memories come back to him with a stunning clarity.

Plankton sparked a phosphorescent galaxy as he dipped his paddle in the water of the Yellow Sea on the night he landed at Kunsan, South Korea, with his U.S. Army Special Forces unit. On the beach, bullets kicked up the sand in front of him, a barrage of North Korean automatic gunfire.

It was September 1950, his unit's first mission. He was 20.

Sgt. Dakotah Thrall is one of five winners of the annual GI Film Festival (GIFF) education project titled, “Heroes Remembered: Voices of Korean War Veterans.” YM Sgt Thrall is the son of Traci and Harold Thrall of Milwaukie, Oregon.

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Bringing history home

Story by Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene
80th Training Command (TASS) Public Affairs 

Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington did not take long to come up with a name he felt would bring a sense of history to the 90th Aviation Support Battalion’s new Army Reserve center. 

TULSA, Oklahoma - It's often called "America's Forgotten War," but Friday, the Korean War was front-and-center at the Claremore Veterans Center. It's been 60 years since the Korean War ended. Friday afternoon, whether they realized it or not, the 70 residents of the Claremore Veterans Center, who served in Korea, were given the country's thanks.

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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (August 2012) — Boston College Theatre Department lecturer Susan Thompson brought to the stage the moving correspondence shared between her parents during the Korean War, with assistance from BC students Alexandra Lewis ’14 and Matthew Giggey ’15.

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