The Forgotten War: Iowans in Korea
Documentary

Iowans share their stories and battlefield experiences, including the long-term effects on their lives more than six decades later.

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Bill Harrison of Cincinnati, Iowa served in the Korean War. In this feature, Harrison talks about fighting near Kunu-Ri, North Korea in the winter of 1950.

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Bob Gates talks about what it was like to be in combat in Korea while fighting in an area called the Punch Bowl in 1951.

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Don Stuva from Fontanelle served in the Korean War. In this feature, Stuva talks about fighting in Korea during his tour of duty in 1951.

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Robbie Robinson from Waterloo served in the Korean War. In this feature, Robinson talks about going on night patrol in the days just before the ceasefire was signed on July 27, 1953.

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Lowell Lein of Ankeny and Dennis Dorman from Fonda tell part of their story about fighting at the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea during the winter of 1950.

About the Show

Hear from Iowans who fought in Korea during this one-hour documentary exploring their battlefield experiences and the long-term effects on their lives some six decades after they came home.