Ralph Kayler talks to a student from Pentwater Schools about his experiences in The Korean War.
Recorded January 15, 2020 Archived January 15, 2020 32:42 minutes
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DescriptionBackground information on Ralph Kayler before the war and why he joined. A discussion of his time in boot camp and various types of training he received. Information about his time in Germany before going to the Korean Penninsula. A story about a soldier who had died and Kayler's wound from gunfire. A description of the mountains, the weather, the living conditions, the food, the Korean people and the Battle of Bloody Ridge. Kayler then tells about his time in a MASH unit and then going to Japan to recover. He then recites a poem about a Latrine that he once wrote. Finally, he discusses his medals and ribbons and going to The Korean War Memorial.