May 27, 2013 12:00 AM

Korea was America's 'forgotten war' -- but not to those who served

Plankton sparked a phosphorescent galaxy as he dipped his paddle in the water of the Yellow Sea on the night he landed at Kunsan, South Korea, with his U.S. Army Special Forces unit. On the beach, bullets kicked up the sand in front of him, a barrage of North Korean automatic gunfire.

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