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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

    JENSEN, Utah It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River. After driving past the only gas station in Jensen, population 400, a...
  • View From History: Korean War Drags On

    View From History: Korean War Drags On
      As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
  • Edward Fahey, Community Volunteer In Manchester, Dies At 82

    Edward Fahey, Community Volunteer In Manchester, Dies At 82
    Edward Fahey, who volunteered at the Manchester Senior Center and a supporter of the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, died May 11. He was 82. He was born in Boston in 1932, was a graduate of Boston College. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War....
  • Holocaust Survivor, Korean War Vet Shares Life Lessons

    Holocaust Survivor, Korean War Vet Shares Life Lessons
    NEW BRITAIN — Roman Luftglas is no stranger to horror: He witnessed civilians murdered in his native Poland, watched his parents marched to their deaths at Auschwitz, and saw fellow U.S. infantrymen killed in combat in the Korean War. One lesson...
  • As Civil Rights Act turns 50, a look back

    As Civil Rights Act turns 50, a look back
    Bob Strong spent more than 30 years in the U.S. diplomatic corps. But it was his stint in 1954 as Fort Lauderdale's only black lifeguard in which he first brought real change. His presence as a lifeguard — and the training he gave to others...
  • Villages Honor Flight takes 50 veterans to D.C. to see war memorials

    THE VILLAGES — Fifty veterans can anticipate an emotion-packed day today as they take part in a Villages Honor Flight trip to visit memorials in the nation's capital. The veterans, each accompanied by a guardian, plus support staffers were to depart...
  • Korean War vet buried at L.A. National Cemetery after long wait

    Korean War vet buried at L.A. National Cemetery after long wait
    At least twice a year, Michael Watts would check to see if a burial plot was available at Los Angeles National Cemetery for his father, a veteran of the Korean War who died in August 2009. But Watts was told there was no space and he would have to...
  • Korean War Hero George Lawall

     
    When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right......
  • Did we forget what happened in the 'Forgotten War'?

    While discussing the controversial swapping of prisoners, President Barack Obama stated that the U.S “has a pretty sacred rule… We don’t leave our men or women in uniform behind…This is what happens at the end of wars.”...
  • Flag Day Ceremony set for June 7 in Bel Air

    The Town of Bel Air will celebrate Flag Day on Saturday, June 7, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    The Korean War began June 25, 1950.  Two days later, this cartoon by The Courant's Philip "Flip" Uzanas was published.  It shows Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin looking toward Korea with interest. The graves the 20th century dictators Adolf Hitler and...