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FNS Photo by Eric Hylden Dean Engel, retired UND professor, holds a photo of himself from his service in the military. Engel was one of only a few survivors from his company in the Battle of Pork Chop Hill.

'Forgotten war' lives in memory

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GRAND FORKS -- Army 2nd Lt. Dean Engel and his platoon sergeant stood over the headless body of a Chinese soldier on a raised piece of Korean countryside named for its physical resemblance to a pork chop.


The body had been booby-trapped. Engel could see a green mortar or artillery round protruding slightly from beneath one leg.

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