Most of the action paratrooper Eugene Hollingsworth saw in the Korean War was in athletic competitions, not on the battlefield.
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.
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.
Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth, of Portage, served in the U.S. Army Airborne unit during the Korean War.
U.S. Army Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth, now a Portage resident, poses for a photo during the Korean War.
Cpl. Eugene Hollingsworth was a star football player for the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
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.
The Fourth of July always brings back memories of the Korean War for James Watkin, of Valparaiso.
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.
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.
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.
Ed Zurawski's mailman, a family friend, was reluctant to give him the envelope in 1952.
Edward Zurawski talks about his time as a supply sergeant in the U.S. Army, 45th Division during the Korean War.
Korean War veteran Ed Wroblewski discusses his time serving with the U.S. Navy.
Korean War veteran Ray Dorulla saw plenty of action along the main line of resistance, serving as a radio operator.
Larry Skonie violated the Army's cardinal rule: Never volunteer for anything.
Veteran Ed Mech talks about his experiences as a medic and an ambulance driver during the Korean War.
Ed Mech, 85, saw death face to face as a U.S. Army ambulance driver in the Korean War.
Veteran Louis Kaplan spent 14 months serving in the Korean War as a radio operator in the U.S. Army.
Memorial Day 1953 proved to be one of the most terrible days of the Korean War for then Army Pvt. Louis Kaplan.
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