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Australians urged to remember Korean War

Australians are being encouraged to reflect upon the nation’s involvement in the Korean War in the lead up to Anzac Day. Minister for Veterans Affairs Andrew Gee says Sunday marks the anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong, where 32 Australians lost their lives in the defence of the South Korean capital,…
bubmag
April 23, 2022
Korean War

Borinqueneer In Texas On The Ship

Meet highly decorated and recipient of The Borinquenner Congressional Gold Medal for serving with the 65th Infantry Regiment, Sergeant First Class (Ret) Angel Rosario. This veteran served in the Vietnam and Korean Wars. He takes us on a journey of when he left on the “big ship and saw the island getting smaller…
bubmag
April 15, 2022
Korean War

‘Snipers’: Zhang Yimou’s Korean War film misses its mark

Ever since serving as the director of the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Zhāng Yìmóu 张艺谋 has seemingly merged his traditional role as an acclaimed filmmaker with that of a prominent culture worker. Perhaps this explains the impetus behind his latest film, Snipers (狙击手 jūjí shǒu), a “patriotic”…
bubmag
April 1, 2022
Korean War

Korean War: Causes, combatants and key battles

Home References The Korean War waged from 1950 to 1953 leaving an estimated 650,000 civilians dead across North and South Korea. (Image credit: Historical / Contributor via Getty Images) The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 when the communist Korean People’s Army (PKA) invaded neighboring South Korea, crossing the…
bubmag
March 16, 2022
Korean War

Don’t Push Your Ally into a Corner

Earlier this month during a summit trip to Australia, President Moon Jae-in stated that the United States, China, and the two Koreas have agreed "in principle" to declare a formal end to the Korean War. He added, however, that North Korea's pre-condition for dialogue is the end of the U.S.…
bubmag
January 12, 2022