Special Showing of Documentary, "Chosin"
Survivors of the Chosin Reservoir Campaign of the Korean War take viewers through one of the most savage battles in American history.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 1 p.m.
WHERE: 4th Floor Auditorium
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030
WHAT: A special showing of the 86-minute documentary, “Chosin,” will take place on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 1 p.m. in the 4th Floor Auditorium at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd.
In the winter of 1950, 15,000 U.S. Soldiers and Marines were surrounded and trapped by an overwhelming force of communist Chinese soldiers in the frozen mountains of North Korea. Facing impossible odds, the men fought 78 miles to freedom and saved the lives of 98,000 civilian refugees. “Chosin” is the first-ever documentary on the Chosin Reservoir Campaign. The stories of the Veterans are supplemented with rare black and white and color archival footage gathered from hundreds of hours of research. After 60 years of silence, the survivors of the campaign take viewers on an emotional and heart-pounding journey through one of the most savage battles in American history. These first-hand accounts, combined with footage never before seen by most Americans, create a visceral, emotionally charged experience unlike that provided by any other war documentary.
Members of the audience will include survivors of the Chosin Reservoir Campaign.
The movie was produced by Iraq War Veterans Brian Iglesias and Anton Sattler. It was directed by Brian Iglesias.
Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
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