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Korean Military Brides: Memory Of Forgotten War

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1. A) Korean military brides faced a lot of problems marrying the U.S. service man both in the United States and in Korea. Many Korean citizens had bad impressions on U.S. service man because they killed a lot of innocent Korean people without getting any punishments. So when many young Korean women were going to marry U.S. service man, there were a lot of public criticisms in Korea. Before going to the United States, military brides need to learn how to prepare American food and other American customs. Many of the young military brides were former camp-town prostitutes with little or no education. Compared to their husband, they had higher education and usually older. After moving back to the United States with their husband, they “experienced cultural shock”, racism, and also language barriers (Lee, Lee, p.460). Besides these problems, Korean wives also…show more content…
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