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U.S. war veteran marked as enemy in N. Korea

The arrest of U.S. war veteran Merril E. Newman in North Korea, brings back memories of the Korean War. Newman was an adviser to a group of partisans who fought behind enemy lines. Six decades later, he visits Pyongyang as a tourist, and he becomes one of the last prisoners of that war. In the isolated state, Newman's past would have marked him as the enemy. The partisans that he trained were part of the Kuwol Regiment, who penetrated North Korea's west coast and islands, and launched battles against the North Korean army. (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) 81-YEAR-OLD FORMER RANK AND FILE PARTISAN MEMBER OF KUWOLSAN UNIT, KIM CHANG-SUN, SAYING: "Those bastards already knew who Newman was even during the war . They got hold of the roster of our entire regiment." Newman has gone back to South Korea since the war, and on one trip he paid tribute to fallen friends at the National Cemetery. Kim Hyeon was a member of the celebrated regiment, and had kept in

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