Korean War

Chew-Een Lee was the first Chinese American Marine officer and served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

Korean War Hero Kurt Chew-Een Lee, the First Chinese-American Marine, Dies at 88 Years Old

Lee overcame racism and saved upward of 8,000 men during one climactic battle

Smithsonian magazine staff writer and author of "One Man's Korean War."

Abigail Tucker on "One Man's Korean War"

The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

Command Performance

With U.S. forces in Korea beleaguered and demoralized in 1950, American prestige and the future of South Korea hung in the balance

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