Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E07 – The Peace Saga

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline The beginning of the end began when all parties agreed with the Red Cross to exchange sick and wounded prisoners as a ‘gesture of peace.” When Joseph Stalin died, the Allies were convinced that at long last, the Communists… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E06 – Ridgway’s War

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline General Ridgway replaces MacArthur and turns back the Communist tide over two years of the Korean War’s bloodiest fighting. Korea: The Forgotten War Series You can find a full index and overview of Korea: The Forgotten War here. Production… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E05 – The 38th Parallel

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline The under-examined Korean War was a dramatic confrontation that brought the disastrously downsized forces of the US across the Pacific to stand toe to toe with a Chinese colossus fighting in its own back yard. Korea: The Forgotten War… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E04 – Retreat and Dig In

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline A freezing, shattered UN army fights its way out of a Chinese trap in the longest retreat in US history. Korea: The Forgotten War Series You can find a full index and overview of Korea: The Forgotten War here.… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E03 – The New War

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline General MacArthur’s amphibious Inchon strike routs North Korean invaders – until Chinese hordes intervene. Korea: The Forgotten War Series You can find a full index and overview of Korea: The Forgotten War here. Production & Filming Details Release Date:… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E02 – The Turning of the Tide

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline Supported by Stalin, North Korean dictator Kim Sun launches an invasion into South Korea and quickly occupies the region. Ordered to take action, General MacArthur proposes a dangerous two-pronged attack. Korea: The Forgotten War Series You can find a… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War (1996): S01E01 – First Forty Days

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline Five years after WWII, America is once again plunged into bloody battle. Robert Stack hosts this penetrating documentary about the war in Korea. Korea: The Forgotten War Series You can find a full index and overview of Korea: The… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War Documentary Series Overview (1996)

Introduction Explore the Cold War-era conflict that lasted three years and took millions of lives. Outline This series shows through US Government footage and newsreel cameramen the dramatic moments from the earliest days of the US intervention in the Korean War. From the first unsuccessful days of battle to the Armistice Treaty, this series explores… Read More

Korea: The Forgotten War in Colour (2010): S01E02 – Stalemate

Introduction This two-part program, presented back-to-back, offers a unique insight into a conflict that saw East confront West, communism challenge liberal democracy and Korean fight Korean in a bloody civil war. It features first-hand accounts and recently discovered original colour film to shed light on this historical event. Outline While diplomats wrangled and negotiators argued,… Read More