Charles Ross Oral History Interview

U.S. Army veteran Charles Ross talked about his experiences in the Korean War and as a prisoner of war (POW). After enlisting in the Army in 1947, Mr.… read more

U.S. Army veteran Charles Ross talked about his experiences in the Korean War and as a prisoner of war (POW). After enlisting in the Army in 1947, Mr. Ross soon became a sergeant in charge of a small unit in South Korea. In 1950, he was captured by the Chinese and became a POW. The Korean war took place from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. During that time, 5.8 million Americans served in the U.S. Armed Forces and 33,686 were killed in action.

The interview was conducted for the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial by Jongwoo Han, president of the Korean War Legacy Foundation.

The Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial is an online archive of the memories and experiences of the soldiers who fought what is sometimes called “The Forgotten War.” Along with digital images of the photographs and artifacts donated by veterans, the archive includes a collection of oral history interviews that provide eyewitness accounts of the Korean War. close

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Charles Ross Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
323940-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Feb 08, 2015 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2015 | 3:27am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 08, 2015 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2015 | 6:14am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 14, 2015 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2015 | 8:13pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2015 | 11:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2015 | 3:27am EST | C-SPAN 3

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