14-52 Story 1: A Christmas Far From Home

Synopsis: It was right after Thanksgiving in 1950, when U.S. troops found themselves out-numbered by North Korean and Chinese soldiers in the frigid and unforgiving terrain near the Chosin Reservoir. The enemy destroyed the bridge over a 4,000-foot-deep chasm that was their exit to safety, but it did not scare off the brave men who were hell-bent on making it back to the coast. We’ll hear how they used their ingenuity and raw determination to bring as many soldiers back alive in spite of overwhelming odds.

Host: Gary Price. Guests: Stanley Weintraub, historian and author of A Christmas Far from Home: An epic tale of courage and survival during the Korean War.

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