Remembering Veterans on this Day called Memorial Day..
- Posted May 26, 2008 by Tom in Urban Scenes. Viewed 4387 times
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This Post is a Tribute for the Memory of my Father-in-Law, Gerald Wayne Opsal, He Was Born April 24, 1932 and Died March 22, 1989, He Was in the Navy during the ………………….
~~ THE KOREAN WAR ~~
June 25, 1950 the 38th Parallel marked the beginning of a war that was to be like no other. Many years have passed since the end of the Chosin Reservoir Campaign in North Korea. The American public has all but forgotten the violence and valor that took place there at the fighting man's level. The fiftieth anniversary of the Korean War gives both the armed forces and the nation an opportunity to honor those veterans who served in that bitter war. The battle continues along the present demilitarized zone. The location of this line largely above the 38th Parallel is historic evidence that in Korea, aggression did not pay. In Korea the American soldier with his Korean and United Nations allies fought with bravery and skill against his communist foes.
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