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Shrapnel Down: My Korean War Story

Korean War veteran, Bill Rector, who served as a Gunner’s Mate on the USS Los Angeles brings his story to public television audiences using the 8mm war footage he recorded, which has been unseeen by the public. Chapters covered in the documentary include the Blockade of Wonsan, the longest blockade in modern naval history, and the Court of Neptune ritual.

Shrapnel Down: My Korean War Story

26m 46s

Korean War veteran, Bill Rector, who served as a Gunner’s Mate on the USS Los Angeles brings his story to public television audiences using the 8mm war footage he recorded, which has been unseeen by the public. Chapters covered in the documentary include the Blockade of Wonsan, the longest blockade in modern naval history, and the Court of Neptune ritual.

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    Shrapnel Down: My Korean War Story

    26m 46s

    Korean War veteran, Bill Rector, who served as a Gunner’s Mate on the USS Los Angeles brings his story to public television audiences using the 8mm war footage he recorded, which has been unseeen by the public. Chapters covered in the documentary include the Blockade of Wonsan, the longest blockade in modern naval history, and the Court of Neptune ritual.

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    Shrapnel Down: My Korean War Story

    Saturday
    May 28

    30 Minutes

    Gunner's Mate Bill Rector uses an 8mm to document his Korean War experiences, including battles during the Blockade of Wonsan -- the longest naval blockade in modern history.

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