July 27 marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. Our politicians called the war a police action. Having been there, I know that this was not a police action but rather a full-blown war that cost 36,576 Americans killed in action plus some 100,000 wounded in action.
The expression that "war is hell" is not so -- war is a nightmare. This war started in 1950 and ended in 1953.
I salute all Korean War veterans, and my heartfelt thanks go out to all who did not make it back. The ones who did were lucky.
EDWARD J. MOSCHETTI