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June-NEW PAGE ON I CO SITE! FLOYD SCALPH AND LEWIS SHANNON Survivors from Chosin Read the story of how the two men met leaving from Chosin and the adversities and heroic actions faced as they made their way to Hagaru - ri. ///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\// NEW PAGE ON 31ST RCT SITE! MARCH TABLE, November 24, 1950 Data on 31st RCT listing commanders, number of vehicles and initial cross point. The original document was signed by Col MacLean and was made declassified in 1991. Thanks to the sons of Ray Vallowe for finding the document. I do not have the original document, nor a copy of the original, only the data. See link below. ///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\// KOREAN WAR COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS JUNE 2001 June 9th - Battle of the Punchbowl, Youngsan, Korea June 25-29 - PACOM Korean War Air Symposium, Hickham, AFB Hawaii ///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\// GUESTBOOK ENTRY FROM GERRY MARR, GREAT NEPHEW OF CAPTAIN MARR - I CO. Gerry wrote: "My only wish is to find a picture of my great uncle who served in Korea and was killed at Chosin. Captain Marr, Commanding Offcier I Co. or of the men that served with him" Click on Army Chosin Few pictures and view the guestbook to write to Gerry at the address listed on Photopoint. Gerry would love to find out some information on Captain Marr. Click on the link below. ///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\// PHONE NUMBER FOR COPY OF DD214 Have your name, Social Security Number, branch and dates of service handy. Army: 314-538-4132 submitted by Judith Knight ///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\// 6,000 DNA SAMPLES NEEDED FROM MIA/POW FAMILIES OF THE KOREAN WAR From the Korean War Project, May 2001 newsletter: The Korean War Project announces Finding the Families, an Internet based initiative to find over 6,000 families of servicemen MIA/POW from the Korean War. As tensions cool on the Korean peninsula, many remains of servicemen lost in the Korean War will be eventually repatriated to the United States. DNA samples are needed from these 6,000 families in order to make it possible to attempt to indentify remains in the future. Visit the Finding the Families webage on the Korean War Project at or see link below. ///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\///\\\/

Finding The Families

May-PBS KOREAN WAR DOCUMENTARY On Memorial Day, PBS will be hosting an entire evening of documentaries on the Korean War, including the debut of "Korean War Stories." War Stories includes over 30 Korean War veterans and contains many photographs never seen on TV before. The documentary includes pre war history of the United States and Korea, up to signing the armistice in July 1953. The documentary will also have a VHS tape and a book is in the works of the men and women interviewed for the show. ((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))(( NEW PICTURES ADDED TO ARMY CHOSIN FEW II Dominik Cataldo served in 31st I Co, but is still MIA from Chosin on 12/3/50. Thanks to his Nephew, Robert, we can all honor and remember Dominik by viewing his pictures and his buddies in the 31st. See link below to Chosin Few II. I'm not certain if his buddies were at Chosin or not, so please help out if you recognize any names! ((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))(( 7th Division Association - 2001 Korean Battlefield Tour, October 11-19th, 2001. The cost of the tour from San Francisco is $1,890.00 if sharing a room. If single, cost is an additional $495.00. The tour is through Pacific Tours. You can request an 8 page brochure on the tour. Address: California Pacific Tours 1475 Huntington Ave. South San Francisco, CA 94080 Phone: 888-822-5258 E-Mail: Thanks to Doug Halbert, 7th Division Association president, for the information! ((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))(( From the US Naval Institute-Interactive Korean War Timeline. See animated battle maps, including Chosin Reservoir battle. This is a multimedia program based on combined timelines of the US Army, US Marine Corps, and operations from the US Air Force! See link below. I will also add to Links page! ((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((()))((
Chosin Few II Picture Album

Interactive Korean War Timeline

April- NEW PICTURES ADDED TO I Co after Chosin- New pictures on the Army, 31st I Co After Chosin, Photopoint site! 2 new pictures have been added of I Co in Korea thanks to Blair Willard. Blair was a 1st Lt Platoon leader, and then later CO of I Co in 1951. The link is included for the photo album below. ^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^ 31ST REGIMENT WEB SITE HAS NEW ADDRESS The new server allows more space and of course, more photos. Pass on the words to all Polar Bears out there! See link below. ^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^ PICTURES FROM KOREAN WAR VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY See newspaper clippings from the March 2001 issue of Veteran's Post in Tampa of the great evening to honor you veterans. The Korean American Cultural Foundation provided entertainment with music, dancing, fashion show, swordsmanship and art filled the evening. Plus all veterans received a Korean War Veterans Medallion. Click on Korean War Clippings. ^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^* SEE OLD NEWSPAPER DATED 9/19/1950 tells of 7th Division arriving in Korea, and onward to Seoul. Willaim Smith, Dad dug this one out! Click on Korean War Clippings. ^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^ HASBRO HONORS THE 7th INFANTRY DIVISION, WITH A COLLECTOR GIJOE DOLL I just happened to find this one! You can buy a Korean War US Army Private First Class, 1951 doll online at There's a nice picture of the doll with his parka and M1 rifle, plus other equipment, plus a nice write up of the 7th Infantry Division in Korea. Take a look! Link is below. ^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*
Army Magazine

I Co After Chosin, Photo Album

31st Infantry Regiment Association

Korean War Clippings, Photo Album

Korean War 7th Infantry Div GIJOE Doll