July 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the ceasefire in the Korean War, a war that was precipitated and compounded by errors in intelligence, costing the lives of over a million Koreans plus 40,000 men of the United Nations forces. Brigadier Parritt, who himself was wounded and commended for bravery serving as a Gunner Officer in Korea, discusses the reasons for the war, the events which led to the ceasefire and the relevance today of this 'Forgotten War'.
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