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10 weeks until Korean War commemoration

April 16, 2010

The Korean War: Horrors of Incendiary Weapons

The use of napalm entered the scene during WWI. It was a weak form hosed from flamethrowers. It did not burn hot enough, long enough, and did not deplete the surrounding area of oxygen.

The ingredients to make napalm are composed of naphthenic and palmitic acids. When mixed together, they form a soap-powder-like substance. When mixed with ordinary gasoline that is used in automobiles, a jelly-like substance is created.

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11 Weeks until Korean War Commemoration

April 9, 2010

The Korean War: Fear of the Red Menace as Justification for War Atrocities

The seeds of the Korean War began to sprout at the end of WWII. Suspicions and tensions between two allies, the Soviet Union and the United States, ratcheted up over rightful claims over the spoils of war, and over which form of government and economy would be implemented. (more…)

DPRK Reopens its Borders to Tourism

March 19, 2010

It seems that North Korea is open once again for business. For tourism, that is. And, specifically, American tourists , according to the article “North Korea says it will allow more US tourists.”

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