Will Elsbury, Reference Librarian, Researcher and Reference Services Division
Created: September 12, 2022
Last Updated: January 12, 2024
This guide comprises Library of Congress digital resources and print materials related to the topic American minorities serving in the Korean War.
African American, Asian and Pacific Islander American, Hispanic and Latino American, and Native American military personnel all took part in the Korean War (1950-1953) and otherwise served in the war effort. These men and women served honorably and with distinction. For the Korean War, the Congressional Medal of Honor SocietyExternal lists at least two African Americans, threeAsian/Pacific Islander Americans,16Hispanic and Latino Americans, and three Native Americans as holders of the Medal of Honor.