Uisa-ri location needed

William K. (Bill) Norwood, the president of the Korean War Ex-POW Association, made a report in December 2012 in which he noted that the remains of CPT Turnace Hartwell Brown [Hq/57 FA Bn] were located at village of Uisa-ri, along with those of several other POWs. He noted the town was north of Chosin Reservoir where the team was not permitted to travel, but he did not indicate how much further...
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Republic of Korea Ambassador For Peace Medal

The Ambassador For Peace Medal, from the Republic of Korea, is a commemorative medal from the government of South Korea. In the past it was awarded to those veterans of that war who choose to return to South Korea on a revisit. Now it is available to all who served in Korea during the Korean War. Next of kin can also request this medal. To learn more, use this link: ...
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CPL Maxwell Dean Kitchen

Kitchen went MIA during the Battle of Unsan 11/2/50 He was in: L Co., 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Private First Class and posthumously promoted to Corporal. He was from Lawrence County, Kentucky. For more information: https://www.honorstates.org/index.php?id=206992 I have suspicions he was captured the same time Emil Kapaun was and perhaps held at Camp 5 too? My...
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Civilian Tiger POWs

The civilian group with us in captivity were not turned over to the Chinese like we were, with one exception: Kiyohito Tsutsui, a Japanese National who was KP for an artillery unit. He came to Korea with that unit and was captured with us.  He was called “Mike”.  When we were turned over to the Chinese all the Officers went to the Officers camp as did Mike. Mike was repatriated at the...
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Major (LTC) William Thomas McDaniel

There was a group of POWs, many from the 24th Division, captured near Taejon South Korea, on July 20, 1950.  This group became known as the Major McDaniel group. He was with HQ 34 Regiment of the 24th Division. They were also paraded through Seoul like we Tigers were. Later they were taken to Pyongyang like we were. They were taken to the infamous Sunchon tunnel where they were slaughtered!...
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