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Carmen Foresta

"That's what I joined the Army for."

"That's what I joined the Army for."

Korean War veteran Carmen Foresta talks about his time in Korea.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

The Korean War was unlike any the United States had fought before, in part because it technically wasn't a war.

August 17, 2013 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, poses with the 75 mm recoilless gun he used in the Korean War.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am
Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, shows photos of himself from Korea in 1952, left, and later at Camp Polk, La. Foresta is a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am
Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, shows the U.S. Army jacket he wore during the Korean War. Foresta, who served in the 3rd Infantry Division during that war, is also a veteran of World War II.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am
Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, rests outside his bunker during the Korean War.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am
Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, poses with fellow infantrymen outside their bunker during the Korean War.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am
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