The US and South Korean
soldiers surrendered after Chinese People's Volunteer
Army concluded the Second
Phase of Counter Offensive taken place between
November 25 - December 24, 1950, which wrecked
American troops dream of Home-by-Christmas.
June 25 is the anniversary when the Korean
War formally began in 1951 which led to a historical
turning point in the US military history as the war poked
a huge hole
in the myth of the US army's invincibility.
Here is an inspirational old saying in Chinese: 以铜为镜可以正衣冠、以古为镜可以见兴衰、以人为镜可以明得失 (By
looking into a mirror, we can check if we have dressed properly;
by studying history, we can understand why empires rose and
fell; by observing other people's conduct, we can reflect
on our own manner).
We wish this proverb can be of food for thought to the military
personnels in the US armed force.
And here is another mirror to help the US soldiers and officers
review the past and evaluate the desirability of the possible
And here is another mirror freshly produced this week:
Cyberattack Reveals Personal details Of 28,000 US Troops
In South Korea
Hackers say on Wednesday they have leaked personal details
of tens of thousands of U.S. troops to websites, a day after
cyber attacks disabled access to government and news sites
on the anniversary of the start of the Korean War in 1950,
reported the Reuters.
The unidentified hackers said they had secured and released
publicly personal details of more than two million South
Korean ruling party workers and 40,000 U.S. troops, including
those stationed in South Korea.
More details at: reuters.com