Documentaries

Shrapnel Down: My Korean War Story

Special | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Korean War veteran, Bill Rector, who served as a Gunner’s Mate on the USS Los Angeles brings his story to public television audiences using the 8mm war footage he recorded, which has been unseen by the public. Chapters covered in the documentary include the Blockade of Wonsan, the longest blockade in modern naval history, and the Court of Neptune ritual.

Aired: 05/29/22

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WSIU.

Shrapnel Down was made with support from the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum and the Grout Museum of History and Science in Waterloo, IA and is sponsored nationwide by Carbondale …

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