Korean War Legacy Project

Erich Reuter

Bio

Erich Reuter spent time in Korea from 1958-1959 as a Siemens engineer. He recounts Siemens involvement with the Red Cross in Korea and shares that he was one of three Siemens engineers selected for the assignment. He recalls his experience as a “doctor” for the Siemens medical equipment provided which included x-ray, electromedicine, and dental equipment. He explains that the medical equipment brought to Korea was left behind upon his departure. He speaks highly of the Korean people and is proud of the efforts made by Siemens to assist.

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Siemens Involvement

Erich Reuter recounts Siemens involvement with the Red Cross in Korea. He shares that he was one of three Siemens engineers selected for the assignment. He explains how Siemens supported the Red Cross.

Tags: Busan,Pride

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrRPk7_PaTI&start=792&end=994

Engineering Role in Korea

Erich Reuter recalls his role as a Siemens engineer in Korea. He shares that he was a "doctor" for the Siemens medical equipment provided which included x-ray, electromedicine, and dental equipment. He comments on Koreans working with them while there.

Tags: Civilians,Pride,South Koreans

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrRPk7_PaTI&start=1498&end=1693

Thankful Koreans

Erich Reuter comments on his experience in the hospital. He shares that the Siemens medical equipment brought in was handed over to the Koreans when upon his departure. He adds that the Koreans were very thankful for the offer.

Tags: Busan,Seoul,Pride,South Koreans

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrRPk7_PaTI&start=1792&end=2004