Episode 43: Korean Axe Murder Incident

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, discover one of the most ridiculous military operations in history – when the US mobilised over ten thousand troops to cut down a single tree in the wake of the Korean Axe Murder Incident.

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Image: Johnson, Wayne. Members of 2nd Engineer Battalion begin to cut down the tree. 21st August, 1976. Photograph. Via Wikimedia.

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