(2) The Korean War As I Experienced It
July 6, 2015
Mr. Michael Yon
In this Chapter, the author vividly illustrates memories of what he experienced at the age of ten during the Korean War.
The arrival of the UN Army In summer of 1951, fighter planes came to attack the Chinese army which occupied the village the author lived and then UN army entered the village. Villagers welcomed its tall, smartly dressed soldiers. They waved at them as they passed by. Soldiers liberally distributed chocolates, candy drops, and cookies to the villagers. Villagers liked them more and more with each passing day.
Sexual violence by the UN Army Unfortunately, the uneasy peace did not last long and soon enough, just as the villagers had feared, the soldiers began attacking women. Unfortunately, the uneasy peace did not last long and soon enough, just as the villagers had feared, the soldiers began attacking women. The soldier even brought shepherd dogs to sniff out hided women.
Embracing prostitution The crisis actually only lasted about two months, at most. After many prostitutes were brought into the village from Seoul, sexual violence by UN Army disappeared. It is illustrated that the prostitutes returned peace and also loveliness to the village.
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