There is a strong focus on the personal experiences of the Veterans and the use of Oral History as a resource. In addition we have worked with the Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council to create a dedicated Arts Award.
In 1950 the communist People’s Republic of North Korea had made advances into South Korea. The USA who were supporting the South Koreans, called on their United Nation allies including Britain to help them resist North Korean aggression.
‘Korea- The Forgotten War’ has captured the stories of 50 servicemen and women who fought in the Korean War between 1950-53. The project was funded by the Heritage Lottery and was based in the North West of England.
Click on the image above to view our Korean lesson plans which feature British service personnel reflecting on their time on the battlefields of Korea.
With over 400 Veteran interviews available to view, now is the perfect time to become a member of our charity and gain access to all our Archive Services.
“We could actually see literally hundreds of Chinese coming up the hill and our Company Commander did a very brave thing. He ordered artillery fire down...”
“There were no adults anywhere. Everybody between sixteen and seventy had gone to war because they mobilised the whole population...”
“we experienced 35 below because the winds were straight from Siberia... you could not take your clothes off because you'd never get them back on”