Keeping the North in Check

Arana-Barradas, Louis A.
June 2000
Airman;Jun2000, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p2
Describes the experiences of some United States military airmen in North and South Korean War which broke out in June 1950. Lieutenant Charles Hauver's participation in the war; Volunteering of Sergeant William McKinney for Korea; Hope for peace and reunification of the two Koreas.


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