Into The Vortex of War: A Korean Interpreter's Close Encounter with the Enemy

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This is the true story of one man's inspired struggle for his freedom during the Korean War. He was a college student supporting himself with a night job in Seoul, South Korea when it was invaded by North Korea. Trapped in the occupied city, he was starving and penniless. He faced intense hardships and was forced to take drastic measures to outwit the enemy and ensure his survival. Using his intelligence, courage, and ingenuity, he escaped the desperate situation in Seoul. He traveled hundreds of miles by foot and eventually joined the US forces as an interpreter. His worst nightmare was realized when he was captured and taken to a North Korean prison camp. This compelling story examines his experience as a prisoner of war and how he gained his freedom under such treacherous circumstances. This book was completed just weeks before his untimely death in 1997. Now the editor, his daughter, published his writing to share the story of his ordeal with the world. ~Susanne Kim Nelson, Editor

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Yong Hyun Kim, father of the editor, finished writing this book just weeks before he died. He was an award-winning science writer at Cornell University for 25 years. He covered the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, beginning in 1965 as a science writer in the Cornell News and Feature Service and subsequently as a senior science writer in the Cornell News Service. Retiring from the university in 1990, he returned to his native South Korea and worked as an adviser to The Korea Daily and The Korea Herald. He had three children, a daughter and two sons, and was a resident of Ithaca, NY at the time of his death at age 71. He held a B.A. in English literature from Dongkuk University, Seoul, as well as an M.A. in journalism from the University of Michigan, which honored him in 1955 as a foreign journalism fellow. After the Korean War, he worked for several English- and Korean-language newspapers in Seoul before joining the Cornell University news staff. Among his numerous professional honors were the Award of Excellence for Feature Writing and Magazine Writing, 1984-1990, and the Outstanding Professional Skill Award (1985) of the Agricultural Communicators in Education.

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