The DMZ War

1953 to Today

Could US POWs Be Alive in North Korea? Check Out Our Book


1962 on the DMZ: a More Dangerous and Eventful Year than Realized

Read About the Incidents in the transcript of tense MAC meeting.

Review the declassified intel file on a North Korean kidnap team.

Long Before the 2013 North Korean Detention of Merrill Newman,

There Were the Ashley Five

Americans Confirmed Alive in North Korean Hands But Never Returned

Newman Was Returned, They Never Were

An Intriguing Connection Between the Incidents
Gilbert Ashley & Hidemaro Ishada: Never Returned by North Korea
Gilbert Ashley & Hidemaro Ishada: Never Returned by North Korea
LA Times article on secret guerrilla unit behind Pyongyang's detention of Merrill Newman; includes our analysis of North Korean reaction... See the previously secret US documents on this unit here.

Click Here For Secret Documents on US Guerrilla Operations

 Linked to Korean War Vet Merrill Newman's Detention in North Korea

Plus Why Pyongyang Would Imprison an American Senior Citizen

Many US Files About Korean War Special Operations During and After the Korean War Remain Classified

We've Been Trying to Get Them for Years

Below is a Still-Classified Report from 1955 Concerning a Follow-On Unit Related to the One Merrill Newman Served in

RoK Troops Track North Korean Infiltration Team (Nov. '68)
The US Military Provided Air Support and Combat Cameraman
Find Out What Happened and See the Video Here
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Previously Secret '59 Army Intel Report on NK Infiltration Tactics
Other interesting sites:
Secrets of North Korea:
The Cold War and Cold War Recognition Certificate:
Learn about American prisoners who never returned from the Korean War:,
Higher education:,,