Korean War Legacy Project

Filis Nikoldos

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Filis Nikoldos volunteered to serve in the Korean War. He remembers graphic memories, as shared by his wife, of his time in Korea as he saw disaster and found ruins of houses, people massacred, babies crying on the bodies of their dead parents, and poverty. He did not think solely of protecting his own life while serving. He even took measures to ensure that he was not captured alive by the Chinese by keeping a bullet aside if the circumstance arose. He is proud of his service and the opportunity given to assist in helping stop the devastating war.

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Graphic Memories

Filis Nikoldos identifies his wife who recounts a few of his observations while serving in Korea. She shares that he saw disaster and found ruins of houses, people massacred, babies crying on the bodies of their dead parents, and poverty. She adds that he did not think solely of protecting himself and that he had even made preparations to ensure he would not be captured alive by the Chinese.

Tags: Chinese,Civilians,Impressions of Korea,Living conditions,Physical destruction,Poverty,Pride,South Koreans

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