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A Closer Look (Forgotten War) (Part II) #192905

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The 50th anniversary of the start of the Korean War noted; map shown; war footage shown.

(Russia: Sheila MacVicar) The role of the USSR in a "the secret war" within the Korean War featured; details given of startling details learned from the old Soviet archives; scenes shown from the Monino War Museum in Russia. [Korean War pilot's son Terry ASLA - says there were no clear cut indications of his father's death.] How the Soviet air force in disguise carried out missions against US/allied planes detailed. [Former Soviet fighter pilot Dmitri SAMOILOV - (thru translator) says he was supposed to communicate in Chinese; explains why the Soviets could not fight openly.] [United States Air Force retired Lieutenant Robert LUND - recalls fighting against the Soviets.]

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila

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