In Korea with Norm Christie
Blood on the Hills
Details: Norm traces the origins of the Cold War and its influence on the outbreak of the Korean War. We meet two South Koreans who witnessed the beginning of the conflict: war correspondent Kap Chong Chi and veteran Tae Seok Kim. Chi describes the North Korean invasion of Seoul, while Kim details the bloodshed at Pusan, when it seemed South Korea would fall to communist aggression. Norm details the arrival of the Canadian soldiers and, with veteran Dave Crook, explores life on the frontlines of the UN-led counter stroke, including the remarkable Canadian defense of Kap'yong and the fighting at Hill 419. Norm discovers remnants of actual Canadian defensive positions that have that have never been revisited.
In Korea with Norm Christie documents the acclaimed historianís journey to uncover the story of Canadian participation in the Korean War.