"They were good men. They were real good men," said Robert Miller, U.S. Army Veteran.
U.S. Army Private First Class Heren Kline Blevins was just over 18 years-old when he was taken as a prisoner of war in the Chosin Resevoir in December of 1950. Fellow prisoners say the Private died of hunger in January one year later.
Childhood friend and neighbor, Robert Miller, says he served the Army during the Korean War with both Private Kline and Kline's older brother, Jean. Miller says Jean was also killed in the War, but was buried at Rest Haven Cemetary in 1951.
"Us boys played ball together, and you didn't jump one without the other taking up. They were good boys," said Miller.
Miller says soldiers endured brutal conditions in the Korean War, especially where Private Kline was taken prisoner.
"The Chosin Resevoir was 50 (degrees) below. I had shoes half torn off, snow packed around my feet, but I still had my feet, and I was lucky," shares Miller.
Private Kline's remains were flown to
"This was 60 years in the making, I don't see how you could ever close that book," said Sergeant Hudson.
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