This film covers the basis of the Korean War, the first war ever fought by United Nations forces and a defining conflict of the Cold War. Veterans describe the beginning of the war and some of its earlier conflicts, the Battle of Inchon and the Battle of Pusan Perimeter, both in 1950.
This film documents the American experience during the Korean War, focusing on the back-and-forth fighting in mountainous region of the Peninsula. Virginians share their memories of a campaign that was filled with extreme cold that made the simplest tactics nearly impossible.
Resources and activities for the Korean War coming soon.