No repeat of Korean War’s casualties

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion A perusal of statistics on the internet reminds us that 54,260 Americans lost their lives in the Korean War. In addition, 415,000 South Koreans were killed and 429,000 were wounded.According to this source, 1.5 million North Korean and Chinese people lost their lives. Why would anyone with an ounce of sense and any sympathy at all for their fellow human beings want to behave in a way that would bring about another catastrophe of this magnitude?FRANCIS R. TAORMINASchenectadyMore from The Daily Gazette:Motorcyclist injured in Thursday afternoon Schenectady crashSchenectady, Saratoga casinos say reopening has gone well; revenue down 30%Schenectady department heads: Budget cutbacks would further stress already-stretched departmentsTroopers: Schenectady pair possessed heroin, crack cocaine in Orange County Thruway stopEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homeslast_img read more

Déise boss sympathises with problems faced by Tipp counterpart

first_imgThe Cork man had a spell in charge of the Premier County more than a decade ago and took up his current post early last year.There’s one aspect of the job that is reminiscent of his time in Tipp – securing the services of his players in a county where hurling is the dominant game.He says the situtation makes preparing for matches like Sunday’s Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final against Tipperary less than ‘ideal’last_img