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Korean War Podcast

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Now displaying: September, 2016
Sep 24, 2016

Hill fighting along the front continues in July and August 1952.  An American Steel strike affects the production of arms and equipment.  Eisenhower wins the election to become President in November 1952.  He goes to Korea to see the Generals and the front line.  A biography of Dwight Eisenhower.

Sep 17, 2016

The American seize two hills from the Chinese, Old Baldy and Pork Chop Hill.  The Chinese Army launch fierce counter attacks to regain Old Baldy but fail to retake the hill.  The medical services provided to help the wounded.  The Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals.  A biography of General Mark Clarke the new commander of American forces in the Far East.

Sep 10, 2016

The lull in fighting along the front line continues but the war carries on the sky and the sea.  The American Air Force concentrates its bombing missions on destroying the Communist supply lines but with only limited success.  Later the Air Force attack certain targets such as Power plants, Dams and Rice Warehouses with more success.  The United Nations Naval forces continue the blockage of North Korea.  A biography of Admiral Briscoe, the commander of American Naval forces.

Sep 3, 2016

There is a lull in the fighting along the front line.  The need to retrain the South Korean Army.  Living standards among ordinary South Korean fall sharply during the war.  The repressive nature of the Rhee regime.  President Rhee tries to block attempts to end the war in Korea.  A biography of Tiger Kim a brutal South Korean Police chief.

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