Father Kapaun

December 8, 2009 12:00 AM

Father Emil Kapaun Part 3: In icy POW camps, Kapaun shares faith, provisions

Three weeks after their capture, after 75 miles of marching, the starving survivors of the 8th Cavalry and 19th Infantry straggled into a mud-hut village called Pyoktong, on the banks of the Yalu River, two miles from Manchuria.

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