Korean War Legacy Project

Daniel Ed Fenton


Daniel Ed Fenton, a World War II veteran, was captured as a prisoner of war during the Korean War. He shares that he was taken along the 38th Parallel in 1953 and forced to march north. He recounts his living conditions, such as being held in a hut with 10 other men. He remembers being required to cook his own food during that time. He states that he was a P.O.W. for 2 years and 8 months, and upon release, he returned home.

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POW Experience

Daniel Ed Fenton briefly describes his capture and experience as a POW during the Korean War. He touches upon his living conditions during that time. He shares that he was held captive for 2 years and 8 months.

Tags: Food,Living conditions

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