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September 20, 2014

An Unknown U.S. GI During the Korean War

by bfoster2004

Over 5.7 million U.S. military servicemen and women served in the Korean War often under extreme hardship conditions.

Korean War Veterans are more prone to suffer from disabilities related to cold injures as a result of exposure to severe cold climates. Cold weather accounted for 16% of Army non-battle injuries and over 5,000 U.S. casualties of cold injury required evacuation from Korea during the winter of 1950-1951.

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