Shanks Bootees was written in December, 1950, on a Korean War Battlefield. It was published in The Ladies Home Journal in 1953, and was further recognized as part of the 60th Anniversay of the Korean War Memorial Armistice (July 27th, 2013) by the White House.


Shanks Bootees, December, 1950



White House Dedication of the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice (July 27th, 2013)

Text Extract of the Speech

Video Extract of the Speech

Link to the Full WhiteHouse Memorial Dedication