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Korean War veteran kept eye on ball, plus track

Korean War veteran kept eye on ball, plus track

Most of the action paratrooper Eugene Hollingsworth saw in the Korean War was in athletic competitions, not on the battlefield.

March 23, 2014 7:45 pm Video Photos

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Eugene Hollingsworth

Eugene Hollingsworth

Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth, who served in the U.S. Army Airborne unit during the Korean War, poses in his uniform. Hollingsworth returned home with only the uniform he was wearing, after his duffel bag was lost in transit.

March 20, 2014 9:43 am
Eugene Hollingsworth

Eugene Hollingsworth

Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth, who was a quarterback at Wirt High School in Gary, played for his U.S. Army Airborne unit during the Korean War.

March 20, 2014 9:43 am
Eugene Hollingsworth

Eugene Hollingsworth

Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth, of Portage, served in the U.S. Army Airborne unit during the Korean War.

March 20, 2014 9:43 am
Eugene Hollingsworth

Eugene Hollingsworth

U.S. Army Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth, now a Portage resident, poses for a photo during the Korean War.

March 20, 2014 9:43 am
Eugene Hollingsworth

Eugene Hollingsworth

Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth was a star football player for the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

March 20, 2014 9:43 am
"I kept saying to myself, 'Did I walk into hell?' "

"I kept saying to myself, 'Did I walk into hell?' "

Valparaiso's James Watkin spent nearly two years overseas in the Korean War, serving as radio repair and an MP in the U.S. Army.

March 16, 2014 8:30 pm
After bomb burst, flag wasn't still there

After bomb burst, flag wasn't still there

The Fourth of July always brings back memories of the Korean War for James Watkin, of Valparaiso.

March 16, 2014 8:30 pm Video Photos

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"It's an experience I don't want to have anymore."

"It's an experience I don't want to have anymore."

Robert E. Montgomery II of Highland talks about his time during the Korean War serving with the 2nd Engineering Group with the Army Corps of Engineers.

March 09, 2014 5:30 pm
'Harbor guy' saw many faces of Korea as war wound down

'Harbor guy' saw many faces of Korea as war wound down

The only time Fred Schultz so much as felt menaced in his 15-month stint as an Air Force radio operator in the Korean War was during a torch-lit May Day demonstration outside his fence-protected base in 1953.

March 02, 2014 11:30 pm Video Photos

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"I developed a great sense of appreciation for the United States."

"I developed a great sense of appreciation for the United States."

Korean War veteran Fred Schultz of Munster talks about his experiences during his 15-month tour of duty as a radio operator with the U.S. Air Force.

March 02, 2014 5:07 pm
Korean War veteran went from seasick to homesick

Korean War veteran went from seasick to homesick

Ed Zurawski's mailman, a family friend, was reluctant to give him the envelope in 1952.

February 23, 2014 9:00 pm Video Photos

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"I had...my rifle in one hand, the rosary in the other."

"I had...my rifle in one hand, the rosary in the other."

Edward Zurawski talks about his time as a supply sergeant in the U.S. Army, 45th Division during the Korean War.

February 23, 2014 7:00 pm
"I'm proud to be a veteran."

"I'm proud to be a veteran."

Korean War veteran Ed Wroblewski discusses his time serving with the U.S. Navy.

February 09, 2014 8:30 pm
"I think a lot about the bad things."

"I think a lot about the bad things."

Korean War veteran Ray Dorulla saw plenty of action along the main line of resistance, serving as a radio operator.

February 03, 2014 12:00 am
Mechanic battled rust, disengaged clutches in Korea

Mechanic battled rust, disengaged clutches in Korea

Larry Skonie violated the Army's cardinal rule: Never volunteer for anything.

January 26, 2014 9:00 pm Video Photos

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"We got shot upon quite a bit of times."

"We got shot upon quite a bit of times."

Veteran Ed Mech talks about his experiences as a medic and an ambulance driver during the Korean War.

January 20, 2014 12:00 am
Army ambulance driver 'shot upon quite a bit' in Korea

Army ambulance driver 'shot upon quite a bit' in Korea

Ed Mech, 85, saw death face to face as a U.S. Army ambulance driver in the Korean War.

January 19, 2014 5:30 pm Video Photos

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"It's a war we probably really didn't need to be in."

"It's a war we probably really didn't need to be in."

Veteran Louis Kaplan spent 14 months serving in the Korean War as a radio operator in the U.S. Army.

January 13, 2014 12:00 am
Memorial Day 1953 memorable for Korean War vet

Memorial Day 1953 memorable for Korean War vet

Memorial Day 1953 proved to be one of the most terrible days of the Korean War for then Army Pvt. Louis Kaplan.

January 12, 2014 8:30 pm Video Photos

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