Salvatore Conte Oral History Interview

U.S. Army veteran Salvatore Conte talked about his experiences in the Korean War and as a prisoner of war (POW). Private First Class Conte was captured… read more

U.S. Army veteran Salvatore Conte talked about his experiences in the Korean War and as a prisoner of war (POW). Private First Class Conte was captured by the Chinese and forced to live in solitary confinement for eight months. 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.interviews that provide eyewitness accounts of the Korean War. close

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Salvatore Conte Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
324190-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2015 | 10:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2015 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 17, 2015 | 10:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2015 | 2:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2015 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2015 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2015 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3