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KOREAN WAR VETS AND FAMILIES RETURN FROM NORTH KOREA
A delegation of four veterans and family members of
MIAs returned last week from North Korea where they
observed the recovery of the remains of American
soldiers missing from the Korean War.
According to Jerry D. Jennings, Deputy Assistant
Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel
Affairs, "The purpose of this visit was to allow the
team to see firsthand the ongoing operations and
report their observations to veterans and family
groups in the U.S. These are among our primary
During the six-day visit, the group visited the
west-side of the Chosin Reservoir. This was the first
time any Americans have been allowed into this area
since the end of the Korean War. Retired Marine Corps
General Ray Davis walked the same areas where fierce
battles were fought between American and Chinese
forces Nov.-Dec. 1950. General Davis was awarded the
Medal of Honor for heroic action on this battlefield.
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