May 25, 2022
Wars and Rumors of Wars
By Anthony J. DeBlasi at American Thinker:
Uncle Sam sent me to South Korea in 1953 during its war of survival against communist North Korea.
Rumbles of yet another war while I was there – that would in time explode into war in Vietnam – made some of my comrades believe that at rotation time, they would be headed to that next fight against communism instead of returning to the states. One of my schoolteachers wrote in 1953: “What do you do there besides freezing in the winter…I hope they send you home before things get started in Indo-China. It looks very much as if that is the next step. I pray that it is not…” Many who dodged the bullet in Korea did in fact end up fighting in that next confrontation with communism.
Does the fact that we fought communism…
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