Yang Kyoungjong, Korean Soldier Who Fought For Three Armies In WWII

Yang Kyoungjong, Korean Soldier Who Fought For Three Armies In WWII

Yang Kyoungjong (1920 – 1992) was a Korean soldier who fought during World War II in the Imperial Japanese Army, the Soviet Red Army, and later the German Wehrmacht. His story was revealed by an article of ‘Weekly Korea’ on Dec. 6th, 2002, which became a big topic in the Korean society at the time. In 1938, at the age of 18, Yang was in Manchuria when he was conscripted into the Kwantung Army of the Imperial Japanese Army to fight against the Soviet Union. At the time Korea was…

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