Oral History (Interviews)

James M. Cross  
Roland Dean Brown  
David J. Smith  
William D. Beals  
Robert B. Arend  
Richard Miller  
Everett G. Dewitt  
James Sharp  
T.J. Martin  
Edward C. Sheffield  
Clifford Petrey  
Charles Ross  
A Memoir By Charles R. Ross: After a three year tour of duty in Germany with the 1st Infantry Division, I returned to the United States in June 1950 at the age of 21,I held the rank of sergeant. I was authorized a twenty day leave at home before reporting ...
Salvatore R. Conte  
Link to the infamous torture box: http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/pow_mia/images/the_box.jpg ...
Rondo T. Farrer  
Robert F. Wright  
Paul Summers  
Donald C. Jones  
Lawrence Hafen  
John K. Barton  
Joe D. Slatton  
Howard W. Bradshaw  
Conrad R. Grimshaw  
Nelson S. Ladd  
Wendell Murphy  
Alvin A. Gould  
P. Stanely Cobane  
Frank Seaman  
Donald Michael Walsh  
George H. Campbell  
Steven G. Olmstead  
Ernest R. Benson  
Donald J. Zoeller  
Warren Middlekauf  
Robert Mount  
Max Sarazin  
Tine Martin  
Pastor Scott Kavanagh  
Age : 64
Hobbies : Loves reading and serving others
Birth Place : Lynn Massachusetts
William Gortney  
Born on March 1, 1924 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, William Gortney is a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He joined the Navy in 1942, after graduating from Harrodsburg High School. He earned his commission in 1943, and was designa ...
Martin Goge  
Martin Goge (86) was born in New York City, and had been working for Esso Export in NYC until he was drafted in 1950. He arrived in Incheon on November 1, 1951 from Japan, and was stationed at Chorwon Valley as a part of the 14th company, 27th Regiment, a ...
Laurence E. Johns  
Clayton Burkholder  
William Weber  
William E. Weber (88) was born in Chicago, IL, and had graduated from high school when he enlisted on February 25, 1943. He arrived in Pusan on August 27, 1950, and was stationed at the Kimpo Airfield. He was a part of the 187th airborne regimental combat ...
Jesse Englehart  
John H. Jackson  
Jack Droneburg  
Jack W. Droneburg (85) was born in Frederick, MD, and was working at a ser. Station before being drafted on February 13, 1951. He arrived in Pusan in February of 1952, and was stationed in Taegu as a part of the 1st Cal. Division as a PFC. He received the ...
Fred Ragusa  
Belisario Flores  
John Rolston  
Loren Schumacher  
John Funk  
Ed Wuermser  
Bruce Woodward  
Jack Cooper  
James Parker  
Delbert Tallman  
Vigil Malone  
Calvin Karram  
Calvin D. Karram (80) was born in Lawrence, MA, and had been in high school before enlisting on June 18, 1950. He arrived in Pusan in December of 1950 and was stationed in many different areas as a part of the 5th R.C.T. His specialty was in heavy weapons ...
Burt Cazden  
Carl M. Jacobsen  
Carl M. Jacobsen (81) was born in Boston, MA, and had been graduated from high school when he enlisted on February 1, 1950. He arrived at the Kimpo Air Base and was stationed in Taegu, as a part of the 187th airborne. He was a PFC and participated in Comb ...
Richard Carey Part 2  
Richard Carey Part 1  
Donald Dufault  
Donald Dufault (78) was born in Winchendon, Massachusetts. He was a grocery clerk and a meat cutter before enlisting on October 1, 1952 in Fitchburg, MA. His military service carried out until his discharge on October 20, 1955. During his service period, ...
Gregory Garcia  
Fred A. Barnett  
Fred Barnett (82) was born in Georgia, Jefferson, and had been working in a mattress factory there when he enlisted. He arrived in K-13 in 1952 and was stationed there as a part of the US Air force, with the rank of Private 1st class. By his discharge, he ...
Bob Garcia  
Paul Hockla  
Paul W. Hockla (81) was born in New York, and had been a truck driver before entering the military in November 1952. He arrived in Korea in April 1953 as a part of the Co. B 14th, 25th infantry division with the position of CPL. He was a part of the out p ...
Arden Rowley  
William Trembley  
William H. Trembley (80) was born in Santa Monica, CA, and was going to school and working for Lockheed until he was drafted in Vanize, CA. He was stationed in San Wis Obispo as a part of the Singal Corp with the rank of corporal. He taught others how to ...
Joe Rosato  
Joseph Rosato (83) was born in Italy, but had been a billing clerk in California when he enlisted in the military. He arrived in Okinawa in 1950, and was stationed there as a part of the 35th military unit as a corporal upon entering and a sergeant upon d ...
Robert Greitz  
Robert Greitz (78) was born in Queens, NY. He was an appliance outfit-truck driver helper in Queens when he enlisted in August 1952. He was stationed in St. John’s as a part of the 642 AC. W. He was an airman of the 1st class and was a communication cen ...
Lynwood Ingham  
Lynwood Ingham (77) was attending school before he enlisted in the military. He was stationed in Cherry Point, North Carolina, as well as in Atlanta, Georgia, later, as a part of the station operation engineering (SOES). He was a sergeant as an aircraft m ...
Alex Saenz  
Alex Saenz (82) was born in Burbank, CA, and had been a spray painter until he enlisted on June 25, 1951 in Burbank. He was stationed in Japan in SRF as a part of the Navy ship repair facilities. He was a damage control man, and was involved in evacuation ...
Vartkess Tarbassian  
Vartkess Tarbassian (81) was born in Boston, MA, and had been working as a sheet metal worker there until he was drafted in November 1952. He arrived in Pusan in January of 1954, and was stationed in the Chorwon Area, also known as the Iron Triangle, as a ...
Norman Renouf  
Bernard Norman Renouf (84) was born in Biddeford, Maine. He had been unemployed before he enlisted in September 1950. During his service period, which lasted until 1954, he went to Mason, Korea and was stationed at South Korea from September 1950 to July ...
Wilma Alticer  
Wilma Altizer (85) was born in Buckner, Illinois. She enlisted and was stationed in Langly Field, Virginia, as a part of the 4412 Waf Squadron with the rank of corporal. She was an IBM operator, and therefore processed daily reports of the base. After her ...
L. Timothy Whitmore  
L. T. Whitmore (77) was born in Dayton, Ohio, and was a student at Wittenburg College in Springfield, Ohio, before he enlisted on December 16, 1953. He arrived in the K-2 Air Base in March of 1954, and was a part of the Hospital as an AIC upon entering an ...
Lewis Ebert  
Lewis H. Ebert (82) was born in Winchester, VA., and had just graduated from high school when he enlisted in June, 1949. He arrived in Taegu on September 16, 1950, and was stationed at the K-2 Air force in Taegu as a part of the 49th fighter/bomber wing. ...
Jack Kronenberger  
John J. Kronenberger (81) was born in Scranton, PA., and had been working there for the Sears Roebuck’s Company until he had been enlisted on November 19, 1952. He arrived in Pusan in September 1953 and was stationed there as a part of the Army, 24th in ...
Donald Duquette  
Donald Duquette (85) was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was a professional photographer before joining the military on August 13, 1950. During his service period, he was stationed in Pusan from late September 1950 to June 1951. He served in the 25 ...
Frank Montolio  
Frank Montolio (81) was born in Detroit, Michigan. He had been employed as an accountant before being drafted on February 4, 1952 in Detroit. He arrived in Incheon in August 1952, and was stationed at Wonju and Hongchon, serving as the Supply SGT. He says ...
Charles Hoak  
Charles Rhodes Hoak (81) was born in Rock Enon Springs. He had been a highway and bridge trainee inspector before he was drafted on September 16, 1952 in Winchester, VA. His military service carried out from September 1952 to July 21, 1954. During his ser ...
Andrew Greenwell  
Andrew Greenwell (83) was born in Leonardtown, Maryland. He had been a student of the University of Maryland before enlisting in Leonardtown in 1953. His military service carried out from 1953 to May 2, 1955. He first arrived at the K-2 Air Force Base in ...
John Denning  
John Denning (78) was born in Virginia, Minnesota. He was in high school before enlisting in December 1951. He arrived in Suwon, K-13, in January 1953. He was stationed there as a part of the 51st FIW, as an ABC upon entering and a MSGT upon discharge. Hi ...
Leonard Laconia  
Leonard L. Laconia (82) was born in Shenandoah, VA., and was just out of high school when he enlisted in June 1948. He arrived in Taegu in September 1950 and was stationed there as a part of the air force, 8th fighter group, 5th fighter sqn. as a SGT. He ...
Gerald Land  
Gerald Jake Land Sr. (82) was born in Bay Shore, Long Island, NY. He was a volunteer firefighter in the Smithtown fire department, as well as was working with a landscape company before he was drafted. He arrived in Incheon with the 40th infantry division ...
Ollie Thompson  
Ollie T. Thompson (82) was born in Fauquier Co., VA. He enlisted on January 18, 1951 and arrived in Incheon on December 1 of the same year. He was stationed in Chorwon Valley as a part of the 89th Field artillery, 45th infantry division as a CPL. His spec ...
Douglas Fargo  
Douglas C. Fargo (87) was born in Lincoln Park, Michigan. He had been the assistant manager of a supermarket in Lincoln Park before being drafted on April 11, 1944. His military service carried out from April 1944 to November 1956. During his service peri ...
John Considine  
John Joseph Considine (81) was born in the Bronx, NYC, and was working in a factory before enlisting on October 22, 1951. He arrived in Korea in October 1952, and was stationed at Triangle Hill as a part of the Baker Company, 31st infantry regiment, 7th i ...
Lawrence Cole  
Edward Brooks  
Edward L. Brooks (81) was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. He had been waiting to be drafted and or waiting for his enlistment to come in before his enlistment through the National Guard made it through. He entered the military in early 1953. He arrived in K ...
Edward Parmenter  
Theodore A. Paul  
Theodore A. Paul (80), was born in Hartford Connecticut and was in school in Litchfield, Connecticut before enlisting on February 10, 1950. He arrived in Japan in July of 1950, and Korea on September 15, 1950. He was a part of the 1st Amtracs “A” Co., ...
Ray Fish  
Raymond L. Fish (83) was born in Sherrodsvile, Ohio, and had been farming there before enlisting in October of 1948. He arrived in Pusan in August of 1950, and was stationed there as well as many other places as a part of the 25th infantry, 35th regiment, ...
David White  
David Linn White (86) was born in Worchester, Massachusetts. He had been drafted in WWII, and then was recalled for the Korean War in March of 1951. He had been a bank employee before he was recalled. During his service period, he arrived in Pusan, and wa ...
John Howard Coble  
Jeff Brodeur/Al Jenner  
Leo Ruffing  
Leo G. Ruffing (81) was born in Pittsburgh, PA. He enlisted in the army on September 1948, and enlisted in the US Air force in February 1952. He arrived in Incheon in the Spring of 1951, and was stationed on Chun Cheon as a part of the “M” Company, 32 ...
John Gragg  
John E. Gragg (85) was born in Wilmar, AR. He was in high school before he entered the military, arriving in Korea in June 1950. He was a part of the 3 Amp Duck Company, entering the war as a SFC E6, and being discharged as a Chief C. Officer. He received ...
Edgar Tufts  
Edgar Tufts (83) was born in Banner Elk, NC. He was in Washington DC before entering military service on August 19, 1951. His service carried out from August 1951 to July 12, 1953. He arrived in Pusan and was stationed at the front line from August 12, 19 ...
The Promise of 60 years  
Narce Caliva  
Narce Caliva (83) was born in Salinas, Monterey County, California, and had graduated in June of 1948 from Salinas Junior College and was working at his father’s business before he decided to enlist into the US Army on November 15, 1948, at San Jose, Ca ...
Josephine Krowinski  
Josephine A. Krowinski (92) was born in East Boston, Massachusetts. She was working as a reg. nurse in Boston, MA, before she enlisted on July 27, 1942. She arrived in Pusan, Korea, in December 1950, and was stationed at Yong Durk Po. She was a part of th ...
James Berry  
James Berry (84) was born in Madison County, VA, and was working for the VA Highway Department in Madison County before he was drafted on August 25, 1948. He arrived in Korea on August 25, 1950, in Pusan. He was stationed at the POW Camp 5, and was part o ...
Ed Reel  
Edmund Leon Reel (84) was born in Moorefield, West Virginia, and was just out of high school when he enlisted on August 24, 1947 at Ft. Meade, MD. He arrived in Pusan, Korea, on August 25, 1950, and was stationed at POW Camp 3, which was a hard labor camp ...
Donald Jones  
Donald H. Jones (84) was born in Winchester, VA. He had been working at the American Breakshoe Company before being drafted in Winchester on December 12, 1950. His military service carried out from December 1950 to May 4, 1989. During his service period, ...
Stanley Jones  
Stan Jones (84) was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and was working in the sales department of a chair factory before he decided to enlist at Springfield, Massachusetts. His military service was carried out from October 1952 to February 19, 1954. During his s ...
Jake O'Rourke  
Congressman Charles Rangel  
Congressman James Conyers  
Annual Christmas Party,KWVA CNY Chap#105  
William C. "Bill" Coe  
Jesus Rodriguez  
Jesus Rodriguez (80) was born in Los Angeles, CA. He was going to school before he enlisted in 1949. He arrived in Pusan in July 1950 and then was stationed in Okinawa in the 29th RCT, attached to the 24th Division as a corporal. He participated in the Ba ...
David Lopez  
David Lopez (82) was born in Santa Paula, CA. Before he was drafted in 1951, he was working at Port Hueneme Naval Base as a longshoreman. His military service was carried out from 1951 to September 1953. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea, ...
Nathan Stovall  
Tex Malcolm  
Se Hee Oh  
Kenneth "Ken" Dillard  
Keith H. Fannon  
Age : 82
Keith Fannon (82) was born in McPherson, Kansas. He was living in Emporia, Kansas working in a department store before he enlisted. He enlisted in the Air Force December 28, 1948 and was discharged September 19, 1952. During his Korean War service, he was ...
George Carson  
Bob Couch  
William MacSwain  
Marvin Ray "Sam" Bass  
Marvin Bass (84) was born in Vernon, TX. He was farming and raising cattle when he was drafted. In February 1951, he arrived in Pusan and was stationed on the front lines as a SFC. He participated in Old Baldy, the Punch Bowl, and Heartbreak Ridge. For hi ...
William "Bill" Hoyle  
James "Jim" Wetmore  
ames Wetmore (80) was born in Harvey, IL. He was doing factory work when he enlisted in February 1951. He arrived in Incheon in January 1952 and was stationed with the 25th Div., 35th Reg. Company A, 1st Platoon, 1st Squadron near the Punch Bowl. As a PFC ...
Richard Preston Vaughn  
Richard Vaughn (84) was born in St. Elmo, IL. He was working at a grocery store in Salem, IL when he was drafted at St. Louis, MO and sent to Ft. Leonard Wood. In June 1951, he arrived in Pusan and was then stationed at Chuncheon in HQ and HQ Company 7th ...
Marvin Dunn  
Marvin Dunn (81) was born in Wichita Falls, TX. He was a freshman in Paris Junior College before he enlisted in January 1951. He arrived in Pusan in July of that year and was stationed as a corporal in the Punchbowl area in the 1st Marine Division, 1st Re ...
James Kenneth Hall  
George P. Wolf  
Albino Robert "Al" D'Agostino  
Al D'Agostino (85) was born in Rochester, NY and was working as a signal tower operator of NY Central Railroad when he was drafted in January 1949. His military service was carried out from 1949 to November 1952. During his service period, he went to Pusa ...
Larry Kinard  
Larry Kinard (83) was born in Cisco, TX. At the time of the war, he had graduated from Texas A&M and had a job in Monahans, TX. He was in a Reserve unit that was activated in Midland, TX. In March 1952, he arrived in Pusan, and was then stationed in Seoul ...
William Elmer "Bill" Baker  
Charles Carl Smith  
Charles Smith (85) was born near Burnet, TX, and was working as the owner of Texas Corporation before entering the military in 1952 at Ft. Sam in Houston. His service was carried out from 1952 to July 1960. During his service period, he went first to Sase ...
Richard Perry  
Richard Perry (78) was born in Jamaica, NY and had been in high school when he enlisted. He arrived in Sasabo in December, 1953, and was stationed in Norfolk, VA as a part of the US Navy as a corpsman. He was a health hospital corpsman medic, and received ...
Richard Arthur Christopher "Rich" Hilton  

Rich sang a song of love. Here is the score of his Love Song. Richard Hilton (80) was born in Roslyn, LI, NY, and had been working for his father in a grocery store before enlisting in 1953. He was a sergeant in New Mexico and was a part of the infantry for basic training. He was discharged in 1956 and got a job in a chemical plant afterwards. He met a woman named Peggy and fell in love with her. However, both of them got into a car crash and Richard lost his eyesight, but Peggy died. Richard’s current hobbies include singing and playing the guitar.

Richard Botto  
Richard Botto (79) was born in Syosset, NY, and had been working with his dad until enlisting in 1951. He was stationed in Massachusetts as a part of the USS Salem, ranked as an ET 3rd class. He fixed radars, and received the Good Conduct and European Occ ...
Louis Prats  
Louis Prats (76) was born in East Harlem, NY, and had been a student in a college in New York before enlisting in August of 1958. He was stationed in Virginia and the Caribbean as a part of the Navy as a 1st class officer. He was an electronic mechanic. H ...
Gerald Spandorf  
John G. Blankenship  
John Blankenship (83) was born in Asun, Kentucky, and had been attending college before he enlisted in 1950. He arrived in Pusan in July of 1951, and was stationed at the Campo Air force base near Seoul as a part of the 12th tackle recon unit, 8th bomb sq ...
Jun Hyun Han  
Jin Tae Cho  
Paul Frommer  
Richald Alfred Lethe  
Richard Alfred Lethe (83) was born in San Francisco, CA. He was working as a writer for the Los Angeles Times covering football where he enlisted in 1951. He arrived in Tokyo and was stationed at Johnson AFB, Japan in the 339th Frontier Interceptor Squadr ...
Kenneth Borchers  
Kenneth Borchers (83) was born in Battle Creek, NE. He was farming at Ida Grove in Iowa when he enlisted in January 1951. During his period of service, he arrived at Yokohama, Japan and then was stationed on the front line in Korea as a SFC in the Fox Co. ...
James "Jim" Cawyer  
Herbert Yuttal  
Herbert Yuttal (82) was born in New York City. He was attending college when he was drafted in Dallas, TX. His military service was carried out from 1955 to May 1958. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea in 1951, where he served in Battery B ...
Gynn Raymond Harris  
Gynn Harris (86) was born in Wapanucka, OK. He was farming in Ardmore, OK before he enlisted. His military service was carried out from September 1948 to August 1952. At the time of his discharge, he was a S/Sgt. For his commitments, he received an Army o ...
Doyle W. Dykes  
Chaplain Ralph Lindon Smith Jr.  
Chaplain Ralph Smith Jr.(83) was born in Bellflower, IL. He had recently completed a semester in a Master’s program at University of Illinois when he enlisted at Bloomington, IL in August 1950. He arrived near Inchon in May 1953 and was stationed in I C ...
Charles Buckley  
Andrew Freeman Dunlap  
Colonnel Kang  
James L. Stone  
James Lamar Stone served in the US Army, Company E 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was born Dec. 27, 1922, in Pine Bluff, AK and grew up in Hot Springs. He studied chemistry at the University of Arkansas, where he was in the Army's Reserve ...
Daniel Kim  
Thomas W. "Tom" Stevens  
Thomas Stevens (79) was born in New York City. He was working at a farm, milking cows, when he enlisted in Springfield, MO. During his period of service, he was stationed on many bases, including Lackland, Lowry, Randolph, Forbes, Kadena, Biggs, and Walke ...
Robert H. "Bob" Lewis  
Robert Lewis (81) was born in Gary, IN. He was working as a delivery truck driver in Chicago, IL when he was drafted in November 1951. When he arrived in Pusan in December 1952, he was stationed with the B Battery Unit, 15th AAA supporting the 7th Infantr ...
Luther Dappen  
Luther Dappen (82) was born in Burke, SD. He was helping his father on the farm before he enlisted at Sioux City, IA. He arrived at Inchon in 1950, and was stationed north of Seoul in the 25th Rec. Company, 25th Infantry Division as a Corporal. For his co ...
Kenneth D. Cox  
Kenneth D. Cox (84) was born in Lincoln County, MO. He was working as a salesman in a furniture store when he was drafted in 1951. During his service period, he went to Incheon, Korea, and was stationed in various locations around Seoul and Teague. He ser ...
Jake Feaster Jr.  
John T. "Sonny" Edwards  
John Edwards (78) was born in Newport News, VA. He was doing farming with his father in Smithfield, VA before he was drafted from the National Guard at Fort Jackson, SC. His military service was carried out from December 1956 to 1958. During his service p ...
George Enice Lawhon Jr.  
George Enice Lawhon Jr. (80) was born in New York City. He was working as a roofer and house painter before he enlisted in Panama City, FL. His military service was carried out from August 1951 to July 1954. During his service period, he went to Taegu, Ko ...
Jearl Edward Ballow  
Jearl Ballow (80) was born in Cannelton, IN. He was a high school student when he enlisted in the service in 1949. During his period of service, he arrived at Kimpo AB and then Japan in March 1950. For his commitments, he received a Legion of Merit, Merit ...
Frank E. Cohee Jr.  
Frank Cohee Jr. (83) was born in Ridgely, MD. Before enlisting, he was doing carpentry work in Maryland. His military service was carried out from September 1948 to July 1971. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea, and was stationed in variou ...
George Drake  
Joseph P. Ferris  
Joseph Calabria  
George Parsons  
Frank Zielinski  
Bernard Hoganson  
Andrew Lanza  
Tell America  
George J. Bruzgis  
Age : 78
George Bruzgis (78) was born in NYC. He was working before he entered the military, and his service was carried out from January 1953 to March 7, 1957. During his service period, he went to Inchon, Korea, and was stationed at North Korea from April or May ...
Ezra Frank Williams  
Age : 79
Ezra F. Williams (79) was born on February 2, 1933. Before he enlisted, he was working at the Caterpillar Tractor Company. His military service was carried out from November 28, 1951 to November 27, 1954. During his period of service, he went to Inchon, K ...
Thomas Nuzzo  
Age : 82
Thomas Nuzzo (82) was born in NYC. He was attending college when he was drafted in NYC. His military service was carried out from 1953 to December 1954. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea and was stationed at Kwan Di-Ri on Soyang Gang from ...
Samuel Boyd Fielder Jr.  
Roy Aldridge  
Ronald E. Rosser  
Age : 82
Ronald Rosser (82) was born in Columbus, Ohio. He was working in a coal mine before he enlisted. His military service was carried out from November 13, 1946 to October 31st, 1968. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea, and was stationed at th ...
James Tilford Jones  
Age : 85
James Jones (85) was born in Harrison, Arkansas. He was a college student before entering the Army in College Station, TX. His military service was carried out from June 1948 to May 1954. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea, and was station ...
Earl A. House  
Age : 80
Earl A. House (80) was born in Baltimore, Maryland in St. Josephs Hospital. He was working in an office building in Downtown Baltimore before he enlisted in Baltimore, Maryland. His military service was carried out from December 30, 1950 until December 18 ...
Doddy Green (Ray's Wife)  
Charles Fowler  
Age : 80
Charles L. Fowler (80) was born in Koscuisko, Mississippi. Before enlisting in the Kessler AFB in 1949, he was in high school. His military service was carried out from 1949 to September 1956. During his period of service, he went to Pusong, Korea, and wa ...
Billy Scott  
Age : 79
Billy J. Scott (79) was born in the Kiowa Indian Hospital on July 5, 1933. Before he joined the OKLA National Guard, he was attending high school. His military service was carried out from January 1950 to January 1953. During his service period, he went t ...
Benjamin Basham  
Age : 81
Benjamin E. Basham (81) was born in Los Angeles, CA, and was enrolled in school before he enlisted. His military service was carried out from November 5, 1947 to October 1, 1982. During his period of service, he went to Inchon, and was stationed at Yongso ...
Donald Schneider (Part 2/2)  
Donald Schneider was one of the Wolfhounds with the 25th division, 27th regimental combat team. He visits high school classes to talk about the war, and often the class then goes to visit the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. The teachers say that v ...
Donald Schneider (Part 1/2)  
Donald Schneider was one of the Wolfhounds with the 25th division, 27th regimental combat team. He visits high school classes to talk about the war, and often the class then goes to visit the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. The teachers say that v ...
William Puls  
Age : 80
William Puls (80) was born in Queens Village, NY. He was working in Long Island as a carpenter’s helper when he was drafted. His military service was carried out from December 4, 1952 to September 25, 1954. During his service period, he was processed at ...
William Arnaiz  
Age : 81
William Arnaiz (81) was born in Jamaica, Queens on October 14, 1930. He was living with his parents in Lindenhurst, NY, and working with Bordens Milk Company as a lab technician when he was drafted. His military service was carried out from September 12, ...
Sal Scarlato (Part 3)  
Age : 79
Salvatore Scarlato (79) was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was working as a laborer before enlisting. His military service was carried out from October 14, 1951 to November 14, 1953. During his period of service, he went to the West coast of Korea, at the James ...
Sal Scarlato (Part 2)  
Age : 79
Salvatore Scarlato (79) was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was working as a laborer before enlisting. His military service was carried out from October 14, 1951 to November 14, 1953. During his period of service, he went to the West coast of Korea, at the James ...
Sal Scarlato (Part 1)  
Age : 79
Salvatore Scarlato (79) was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was working as a laborer before enlisting. His military service was carried out from October 14, 1951 to November 14, 1953. During his period of service, he went to the West coast of Korea, at the James ...
Robert Auletti  
Age : 79
Robert Auletti (79) was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 4, 1933. He was working as a longshoreman before he enlisted. His military service was carried out from May 22, 1950 to April 14, 1953. During his service period, he went to Incheon, Korea, and was sta ...
Luigi Montani  
Age : 75
Luigi Montani (75) was born in Queens, NY. He was doing construction work before he enlisted at Jamaica, NY. His military service was carried out from 1955 to May 1958. During his service period, he went to Japan in 1955, and later arrived in Incheon, Kor ...
Joseph Horton  
Age : 80
Joseph Horton (80) was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 23, 1931. Before enlisting, he was working at White Weld and Co. in NYC. His military service was carried out from January 18, 1952 to November 18, 1953. During his service period, he went to Incheo ...
Joseph De Palma  
Age : 81
Joseph De Palma (81) was born in Italy, and arrived in America when he was very young. He was working in a textile mill in Fair Lawn, NJ, before entering the military. His military service was carried out from May 1951 to February 1953. During his service ...
John Ha  
Age : 78
John Sehe Jong Ha (78) was born in Seoul, Korea. He was living in Pusan, Korea, as a refugee from Seoul, before enlisting in Pusan, Korea. His military service as Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA) was carried out from 1951. During his ...
Irwin Saltzman  
Age : 82
Irwin Saltzman (82) was born in Brooklyn, NY. Before being drafted, his work involved making store displays in NYC. His military service was carried out from October 1951 to September 1953. During his service period, he went to Korea, and was stationed at ...
Pasquale G. "Bob" Morga  
Age : 82
Pasquale Morga (82) was born in New York City. He was boxing in New York City before he was drafted. His military service was carried out from 1951 to June 1953. During his service period, he went to Korea and was stationed at Pusan and Ulsan from Decembe ...
Bernie Dykes  
Age : 82
Bernard E. Dykes (82) was born in Port Washington, NY. Before entering the military, he worked as a mason?s apprentice. During his period of service, he went to Inchon, Korea and was stationed at the main line of resistance from January 4, 1952 to July 19 ...
Richard Faron Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 79
Richard Faron (79) was born in New York City. He was working for a bank in Uniondale, New York before he enlisted at Hempstead, Long Island. His military service was carried out from 1952 to November 1954. During his service period, he arrived at Incheon, ...
John Reidy #2 Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 83
Hobbies : Family
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : 7th Division
John I. Reidy (83) was born in Syracuse, NY. Before he enlisted he was a laborer. He carried out his military service from 1945 to July 1953. During his service period, he went to Pusan Corporal. He participated in the Winter 1953 Campaign and Spring-Summ ...
Joe and Irene Casper Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 80
Joseph Casper (80) was born in Auburn, NY. He was working as a printer’s apprentice at the Auburn, NY newspaper before being drafted at Rochester, NY. His military service was carried out from December 23, 1952 to December 22, 1956. He served in the US ...
George Covel Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 80
George Covel (80) was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was a college student at Hofstra University before enlisting. His military service was carried out from June 1952 to May 1, 1954. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea and was stationed at Seoul ...
Noreen Jenkowski Pantech Supported Interview  
Noreen (Smith) Jankowski was the wife, and is now the widow to Edward J. Jankowski for close to 55 years. During the war, she was employed at the U.S. Hoffman machinery corporation (Navy Division) for full time secretarial work, while working part time ev ...
Keith H. Fannon Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 82
Keith Fannon (82) was born in McPherson, Kansas. He was living in Emporia, Kansas working in a department store before he enlisted. He enlisted in the Air Force December 28, 1948 and was discharged September 19, 1952. During his Korean War service, he was ...
Richard H. Fastenau Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 82
Birth Place : Westbury, Long Island, NY
Richard Fastenau (82) was born in Westbury, Long Island. He was returning to college when he was drafted. His military service was carried out from October 7, 1951 to October 8, 1959. During his service period, he went to Incheon, Korea and was stationed ...
Robert Talmadge Pantech Supported Interview  
Nick Nishimoto Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 83
Hobbies : Phptography
Birth Place : Hilo, Hawaii
Military Unit : B.Company, 35th Inf. 25th Div.
Nick Nishimoto (83) was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He was working at the Hawaiian Pineapple Cannery before he entered the Army in Honolulu, Hawaii. His military service was carried out from December 1948 to January 31, 1967. During his service period, he went ...
Hong Berm Hur Pantech Supported Interview  
Herbert Schreiner Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 82
Hobbies : Fish, Golf
Birth Place : Hawaii, HI
Military Unit : 4th Fighter groop. 91st Fighter Sqd
Herb Schreiner (82) was born in Hawaii and was in school before he enlisted. His military service was carried out from 1949 to 1960. During his service period, he went to Seoul and was stationed at Kimpo Air Base from August of 1953. He served in the 4th ...
Glenn Paige Pantech Supported Interview  
Age : 83
Glenn Paige (83) was born in Brockton, MA on June 28, 1929. He had completed his freshman year at Princeton University (1947-48) when he enlisted in the artillery ROTC program as a private in the NJ National Guard. He enlisted in the Regular Army in Augus ...
Peter Y. Lee Pantech Supported Interview  
Eugene Dixon  
Eugene Dixon was sworn into the United States Marines on December 20, 1946 and went to Marine Corps Depot, San Diego for recruit training. Upon graduating from there, he was assigned to Field Telephone Course #24, from which he graduated in June 1947, whe ...
Victor Burdette Spaulding  
Age : 78
Hobbies : Classic cars, cats, welding
Birth Place : Erieyille, NY
Military Unit : 40th Division, Able Company, 223rd Regiment, 3rd Platoon
Victor Spaulding (78) was born in Erieville, NY. He was living at home and working as an arc welder at Carrier Air Conditioning Company when he was drafted. His military service lasted from 1952 to October 1960. During his service period, he went to Incho ...
Anthony Vaquero  
Age : 78
Hobbies : Astronomy, Raising Koi-Water Garden, Reading
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : Detachment 4, 608th AC+W Squadron, 502 TAC Con. Group
Anthony J. "Tony" Vaquero Jr. (78) was born in Syracuse, NY. Before enlisting, he lived in Solvay, NY and worked at a local factory. He served in the military from February 1952 to February 1956. During his the period of service, he flew from Japan to Tag ...
Edward F. Foley, Sr  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Woodworking
Birth Place : Auburn, NY
Military Unit : U.S. Air Force
Edward Foley, Sr. (79) was born in Auburn, NY. He was attending Lemoyne College and living in Auburn before he enlisted. His military service lasted from 1951 to February 1955. During his service period, he went to Moonan, South Korea and was stationed at ...
Robert Steven Duffy  
Age : 80
Hobbies : I'm a workacholic.
Birth Place : Shickshinny, PA
Military Unit : 1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines
Robert Duffy (80) was born in Shickshinny, PA. He worked as a drycleaner in Syracuse, NY before enlisting in the military. His military service lasted from August 1949 to November 1952. During his service period, Duffy went to Inchon, Korea, where he was ...
Richard S. Smith  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Hunt, fish, hike
Birth Place : Utica, NY
Military Unit : USN
Richard Smith (79) was born in Utica, NY. He was a student before he enlisted. Smith served in the military from 1948 to 1952. During his service period, he went to Korea and Japan and was stationed on the USS New Jersey (BB 62) and USS Portsmouth (LL102) ...
Richard Houser's Wife  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Fishing and golf
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : 7th Infantry Division 17th Infantry regiment, Company "E"
Richard Houser (79) was born in Syracuse, NY. He was working as a welder at Carrier Air Conditioning Company in Syracuse when he was drafted for military service. He served in the military from 1952 to November 1954. During his service period, he went to ...
Richard Houser  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Fishing and golf
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : 7th Infantry Division 17th Infantry regiment, Company "E"
Richard Houser (79) was born in Syracuse, NY. He was working as a welder at Carrier Air Conditioning Company in Syracuse when he was drafted for military service. He served in the military from 1952 to November 1954. During his service period, he went to ...
Reginald V. Rawls  
Age : 80
Hobbies : Restoring old cars, carving
Birth Place : St. Paul, MN
Military Unit : 7th Division, 32nd Infantry, 1st Battalion Service Company
Reginald Rawls (80) was born in St. Paul, MN. He worked at Nettleton Shoe Factory before enlisting. His military service lasted from July 1948 to January 1952. During his service period, he went to Inchon, where he was stationed from September 1950 to 195 ...
Peter Joseph Doyle Jr.  
Age : 82
Hobbies : Photography, private pilot
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : Army Co. D, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Division
Peter Doyle Jr. (82) was born in Syracuse, NY. Before he was drafted, he was working at Bresee Chevrolet Company as a parts counter clerk and delivering parts to auto shops. He carried out his military service from September 1950 to June 1952. During his ...
Norman Charels Champagne  
Age : 79
Hobbies : History research on wars of the past century.
Birth Place : Buffalo, NY
Military Unit : DOG Co. 2nd Battalion - First Marine Regiment
Norman C. Champagne (79) was born in Buffalo, NY. He was working as an oiler (maintenance) at American Standard before he enlisted. Champagne was enlisted in the military from February 1951 to February 1953. During his service period, he went to Inchon an ...
Nelson Skinner  
Neal C. Taylor  
Age : 80
Hobbies : Hunting, bowling, woodworking
Birth Place : Auburn, NY
Military Unit : Air Force
Neal Taylor (80) was born in Auburn, NY. Before enlisting in the military, he worked in a grocery store. His military service lasted from September 1950 to September 1953. During his service period, he went to the K-9 Air Base and was stationed at K-9, no ...
Martin Rothenberg  
Age : 77
Hobbies : Running
Birth Place : Brooklyn, NY
Military Unit : 71st and 304th Signal Battalion
Martin Rothenberg (77) was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was working as a TV repairman in New York City when he was drafted into military service, which he carried out from 1953 to 1955. During his service period, Rothenberg went to Pusan and was stationed at ...
Lloyd Pitman  
Age : 81
Hobbies : Do lots of visiting disabled American veterans, fi
Birth Place : Lisle, NY
Military Unit : Army Co. D, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Division
Lloyd Pitman (81) was born in Lisle, NY. Before enlisting in the military, he was a handyman helping farmers, plumbers, and mowing lawns. His military service lasted from July 1948 to April 1952. During his service period, he went to Inchon, where he was ...
Joseph F. Gibson  
Age : 79
Birth Place : Fulton, NY
Military Unit : PFC - Sgt
Joseph Gibson (79) was born in Fulton, NY. Before he enlisted in the military, he was a student. He carried out his military service from March 1949 to June 1952. During his service period, he went to Korea, where he was stationed from August 1950 to Octo ...
John I. Reidy  
Age : 83
Hobbies : Family
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : 7th Division
John I. Reidy (83) was born in Syracuse, NY. Before he enlisted he was a laborer. He carried out his military service from 1945 to July 1953. During his service period, he went to Pusan Corporal. He participated in the Winter 1953 Campaign and Spring-Summ ...
John Fischetti  
Age : 77
Hobbies : Photography
Birth Place : Auburn, NY
John Fischetti (77) was born in Auburn, NY. He was working in 155 Shell Hoffmen Factory before enlisting in the military service. During the Korean War, Fischetti was a photography air camera technician. He received a Good Conduct Medal and National Defen ...
John A. Fiermonte  
Age : 80
Hobbies : Work around house
Birth Place : Auburn, NY
Military Unit : USAF 5th
John Fiermonte (80) was born in Auburn, NY. He was unemployed before he enlisted. His military service lasted from December 1950 to 1958. During his service period, he went to Japan and Korea and was stationed at Yungdung Po from 1952 to 1954. He served i ...
John K. "Kenny" Barrett  
Age : 80
Hobbies : Lions Club, SCORE, golf, work, gardening
Birth Place : New York, NY
Military Unit : 11th Airborn Division
John Barrett (80) was born in New York, NY. He was attending Champlain College, Plattsburg, NY when he was drafted for the Korean War. He served in 11th Air Borne Division as a Staff Sergeant before his discharge. He was in Airborne Jump School Fort Benni ...
Joseph R. Owen  
Age : 86
Hobbies : Write, travel
Birth Place : Utica, NY
Military Unit : Company B, 7th Marines, 1st Marines Div.
Joseph Owen (86) was born in Utica, NY. He went to the College of Forestry, Syracuse University before enlisting in the military. His military service lasted from March 1943 to May 1952. During his service period, he went to Inchon and was stationed at In ...
Joan Taylor (Neal Taylor's Wife)  
James Low  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Music, woodworking, reading, helping family
Birth Place : New York, NY
Military Unit : 21st Battalion, AAA AW BN with 25th Infantry Division
James Low (79) was born in New York, NY. He was working at General Electric in Syracuse, NY before enlisting in the military. His military service lasted from 1953 to 1954. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea and was stationed near the 38th ...
Jack Allen  
Age : 81
Birth Place : Cortland, NY
Military Unit : "H" Co 3rd Battalion, 7th Regiment
Jack Allen (81) was born in Cortland, NY. Before enlisting in the military, he graduated from high school in Newark Valley, NY in June 1947. During his service period, he went to Inchon in September 1950. He served in H Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Regimen ...
H. Douglas Barclay  
Age : 78
Hobbies : Fishing
Birth Place : New York City
Military Unit : "B"Battery, 49th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Division Artillery
Harry Heath  
Age : 82
Hobbies : Nothing golf
Birth Place : little falls New York
Military Unit : Marine
George Warfield  
Age : 83
Birth Place : Bethlehem, PA
Military Unit : 25th Reconnaissance Co. 25th Division
George Warfield (83) was born in Bethlehem, PA. He was discharged from the regular Army before resuming active duty. His military service lasted from September 1948 to November 1951. During his service period, he went to Inchon, Korea and traveled through ...
Francis John Ezzo  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Bowling, Golf
Birth Place : Salina, NY
Military Unit : I Co. 3rd Bat. 7th Marinese, 1st Marine Div. USMC
Francis Ezzo (79) was born in Salina, NY. He worked as a service station attendant before enlisting in the military. He carried out his military service from 1949 to 1952. During his service period, he went to Korea, where he was stationed from September ...
Edward F. Grala  
Age : 78
Hobbies : Fishing, hunting, woodworking
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : 5039 Air Transport Squadron
Edward Grala (78) was born in Syracuse, New York. He was working at Carrier Corporation before enlisting in the military. His military service lasted four years from February 1953 to February 1957. He was serving in the 5039 Air Transport Squadron as A/B ...
Dorris B. Porpiglia  
Age : 77
Birth Place : Amsterdam, NY
Military Unit : US Army
Doris Porpiglia (77) was born in Amsterdam, NY. Before she enlisted in the military, she was attending high school in Amsterdam. Her military service lasted from 1951 to 1953. During her period of service, she was stationed in the United States. She serve ...
Kenneth David Allen  
Age : 81
Hobbies : Trumpet, church, stamp collecting, home cast??, HS
Birth Place : Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : 199 Regt 45 ???
Kenneth Allen (81) was born in Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University Maxwell School Class of 1952 before he was drafted for military service. He was enlisted in the military from summer 1952 to 1964. During his service period, he went to Pus ...
Bruce Henry Ackerman  
Age : 83
Hobbies : Golf
Birth Place : Chittenango, NY
Military Unit : 1st Marine Division
Bruce H. Ackerman (83) was born in Chittenango, NY and had just been laid off by Carrier Corporation when he decided to enlist. His military service was carried out from August 1949 to November 1952. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea (Aug ...
Grace Ackerman (Bruce Ackerman's Wife)  
Bradley J. Strait  
Age : 79
Hobbies : Basketball, baseball, golf
Birth Place : Canandaigua, NY
Military Unit : U.S. Navy
Bradley Strait (79) was born in Canandaigua, NY. He was a student at Syracuse University and a freshman in Liberal Arts before he enlisted in the military. His military service lasted from 1951 to February 1955. Strait was stationed aboard the USS Joseph ...
William J. O'Kane  
Age : 81
Hobbies : Hunting, fishing, woodworking, collecting belly bu
Birth Place : East Syracuse, NY
Military Unit : HQ 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Mar. Mrv..??
William O'Kane (81) was born in East Syracuse, NY. He was employed by NY Central Railroad in Syracuse before he enlisted. He carried out his military service from August 1951 to August 1954. During his service period, O’Kane went to Sokchori, Korea and ...
William B. Burns  
Age : 79
Birth Place : Auburn, NY
Military Unit : Second Infantry Division
William Burns (79) was born in Auburn, NY. He was attending college when he decided to enlist in the military. His military service lasted from 1952 to 1954. During his service period, he went to Inchon and was stationed at the Iron Triangle Chorwon Valle ...
Alice Allen (Jack Allen's Wife)  
Age : 83
Hobbies : enjoying her 10 grandchildren
Birth Place : Newark Valley, NY
Military Unit : retired Kindergarden