Korean War Experience

Korean War Experience

4 Episodes

This series tells the story of the Korean War, also known as the Forgotten War, from the veteran point of view. Subjects include storming the beach, tank battles, the battle of the Chosin Reservoir, aerial combat, prisoner of war, and the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Korean War Experience
  • John Stevens: Storming the Beach

    Episode 1

    Directed by Jesse Moss

    Lieutenant Colonel John Stevens served in both World War II and the Korean War. During the Korean War, he received a Bronze Star for leading his company in one of that war's harshest battles.

  • Frank Maselskis: From WWII POW to Chosin Reservoir Survivor

    Episode 2

    Directed by Andrés Gallegos

    Frank Maselskis was a prisoner of war in World War II. Despite the horrible experiences of being a prisoner Frank decides to join in the Korean War, where he participates in the battle of Chosin, a brutal combat that took place in the most extreme weather conditions.

  • Ralph Parr: Fighter Ace of the Twentieth Century

    Episode 3

    Directed by Alexander Zane Irwin

    Ralph Parr flew as a fighter pilot in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam and made the transition from propeller fighter planes to the antecedents of the jets our combat pilots fly today. In addition to rarely seen archival footage, include footage of dog fights, it featur...

  • Rudy Hernandez: Congressional Medal of Honor

    Episode 4

    Directed by David De Rozas

    Mexican American Rodolfo P. Hernandez faced death along the 38th parallel, earning a Congressional Medal of Honor for valor during the Korean War. A story of heroism, perseverance and service, Hernandez proved that even in the most dire circumstances a wounded soldier...