George Drake

A story of soldiers helping Korean orphans

As veterans and politicians remembered the 50th anniversary of the end of fighting in the Korean War three years ago, George Drake looked on with disappointment.

SFC, wounded 9 Times, wants 3rd Korean tour

Fifteen years of Army service and a chestful of decorations, including the nation's second highest award, hasn't satisfied SFC Charles E. Ashton's appetite for a good scrap.

Dean begins hospital cure

An American hero of the Korean war, Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, today began a 13day treatment for amoebic dysentery in Tokyo Army Hospital, the effects of three years as a Communist prisoner of war.

'It seems like a dream,' happy Dean says

The Communists' prize prisoner returned to freedom yesterday in a tailor-made suit and a dream.

General Dean returns

Maj. Gen. William F. Dean came back today.

Dedication marks search for Korean War MIAs

The paperwork inside each case file shows its age. Decades ago, a typewriter plucked out the names and ranks.

Joe and friend

Little Ernie Joe, the 7-year-old orphan "mascot" of the Eight Army HQ's 502nd Reconnaissance Platoon, left for his new home in Texas on June 15, 1954.


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