Very interesting Series. Thanks, GP!
Corporal Ron Walker enlisted in the Royal Australian Regiment at the age of 17, July 1951 in Perth, WA. Both of his brothers were veterans of the Korean War. Having fought on Hill 159, in the “Bowling Alley” and Hill 111, Walker’s vivid memories in his memoirs are the songs of the times: “Jumbalaya” -Teresa Brewer, “Moving On” – Hank Snow, “Vaia Con Dios” – Doris Day… and also the American band at Pusan playing “Waltzing Matilda.” But here we will remember the poems he wrote that express more emotion than long stories are capable of ______
KOREAN LAMENTJust over the Manchurian border, Korea is the spot, We are doomed to our lifetime, in this land that God forgot. Down with the snakes and lizards, down where the men are few,
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