— North Korean legalize.
In the DPRK, the cultivation of hemp and the future use of its derivatives is not considered a crime. Many local residents regularly smoke marijuana. If the arrival in this country was simple and accessible to foreigners, then it would immediately rushed a lot of fans of weed. It is noteworthy that the dissemination and use of hard drugs in North Korea is punishable by death.
— Deserters from the United States.
Not only the North Koreans in search of a better life and escape to South Korea and China. In 1962, in North Korea left six American military, leaving at home their families and friends. Now Americans live in North Korea together and participate in different outreach programs. By the way, in 1966, four defectors changed his mind and attempted to leave the DPRK, ask for help to the Embassy of the USSR. The Soviet Embassy refused them — the Americans and remained in North Korea. Some of them have arranged their personal lives and feel pretty good.
— Capture the American vessel.
Still, North Korea remains the only country in the world, seized a military ship of the USA. In 1968 North Korean intelligence found in the inland waters of the American ship, after which Continue reading
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The democratic people’s Republic was founded 9.09.1948 year.
North Korea policy is built so that almost everything is under
the control of one person. This country is a real example of a cult
personality – Kim Il – Sung, the founder and first ruler (1972-1994
gg.). He will forever remain the eternal President of the country (in 1998, this
the post was abolished). The birthday of Kim Il-Sung (April 15) in 1997
year announced the celebration of the Sun!
His son, Kim Jong Il – his docile successor. After his father’s death (1994
G.) he was appointed first great leader (official
position), then the General Secretary of the workers ‘ party of Korea
(the only party to have political power in the country). And after
a year later he was elected and the Chairman of the State Committee of defense
(elected for five years). Currently it is the highest position in
the country, providing the guidance all forces in the country
(political, military, economic).
The primary state ideology is Juche (the idea of eternal President Kim
Il-Sung). In the center of this ideology is the people. The man – a master,
Builder, the driving force of the new society. In other words, Northern
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Helicopter Evacuation in the Korean War
The small number of evacuations and rescues during World War II were enough to make it clear that the helicopter was the future of battlefield MedEvac. The Korean War brought that promise to an operational reality.
In Korea, the use of helicopters as ambulances was especially important due to the physical landscape. The rugged terrain and difficult roads made a tactical ride in a ambulance truck to reach an aid station far too rough and lengthly to meet the needs of the wounded soldiers. Casualties often went into shock from the rigors of truck transport and essential time was lost before treatment. Medical officers noted that “A man dies in a period of time, not over a distance of miles” to summarize the problem.
Medics gently carry a wounded American soldier towards a Bell H-13 helicopter for evacuation to emergency treatment, 23 July 1953. An M-43 Dodge Ambulance is in the background.
At the outset of the Korean War, the U.S. military was still equipped only with a small number of World War II helicopters. There was no doctrine to prescribe their use. But, as always in wartime, practical necessities drove the agenda, problems were solved, and helicopters quickly became the primary medical evacuation aircraft for the movement of casualties Continue reading