Korean War Resource Kit

This resource includes a collection of Korean War veterans’ testimonies grouped by theme. This guide does not present a comprehensive overview of the conflict but offers a selection of stories and perspectives that explore a range of veterans’ experiences. This resource is best suited for students who have some contextual knowledge of the time periods and conflicts discussed and is meant to be incorporated into lesson plans and activities. The Korean War resource was produced by the Memory Project, a program of Historica Canada, with the generous support of the Government of Canada. The Memory Project is a volunteer speakers bureau that arranges for veteran and active members of the Canadian Forces to share their stories of military service at schools and community events across the country. Book a speaker at thememoryproject.com/ book-a-speaker. Historica Canada offers free, biligual programs you can use to explore, learn, and reflect on our history, and what it means to be Canadian. Find us online at HistoricaCanada.ca. This resource provides brief contextual information on the history and major battles of the Korean War. For a more detailed description of the unfolding of the war, please see the following resources on The Canadian Encyclopedia: The following is a list of bilingual research resources to support educators and students in their research. A collection of firsthand accounts and photographs from Canadian veterans. A database showcasing thematic learning tools for educators. An online resource covering a wide range of topics in Canadian history. Search for articles by title or keyword. Educational videos produced by the Memory Project including veterans’ accounts and more. • Korean War Timeline • Korean War article A R C H I V E VIDEO RESOURCES CONTENT WARNING Please note that the following veterans’ testimonies include descriptions of war, which some may find offensive or disturbing. Educators are encouraged to review profiles ahead of time. ONLINE RESOURCES MESSAGE TO TEACHERS 2