Puerto Rico in the Korean War

On September 30, 1950, the 65th Infantry Regiment, an infantry regiment of soldiers who were all from Puerto Rico arrived at Pusan, Korea, to fight for their country in the Korean War.  Puerto Ricans volunteered in huge numbers for the war.  The Puerto Rican regiment fought in nine major campaigns over three years, earning medals and distinctions.  A documentary on this regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, is at www.Borinqueneers.com