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Korean War Podcast

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Aug 27, 2016

The fighting along the front decreases as a result of the winter weather.  The failure of the American Air force campaign to halt supplies reaching the Communist armies.  The plight of United Nations prisoners of war held by the Communist, their high death rate and poor conditions.  A biography of Otto Weyland, the commander of the American Air Force in the Far East.

Aug 20, 2016

The battle of the Bloody Angle within the Iron triangle.  The Americans win the battle for Heartbreak Ridge but at a cost.  The 1st and 9th undertake a slight advance forward.  Air battles in North West Korea.  The Columbian Battalion during the Korean War.  The plight of Communist prisoners of war held by the United States.  A biography of Major General Byers the commander of the 10th Corp.

Aug 13, 2016

General Ridgeway, the commander of American forces in the Far East offer peace talks to the Communist.  There is a lull in the fighting but the battle for the  Punchbowl begins.  Peace talks start but they soon run into trouble and become bogged down.  Stalin wants the Korean War to continue.  A biography of Stalin the Soviet leader.

Aug 6, 2016

Lieutenant General Van Fleet the commander of the Eighth Army increase the number of artillery shells for the Army.  The poor performance of South Korean troops.  The Communist armies retreat as the Eighth Army advances.  The Soviet Union proposes peace talks.

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