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So… do the Brits and Canadians still get to hitch a ride with us when the shit hits the fan?

Secret of Korea has posted copies of some of the secret State Department cables written around the time of the 1968 Pueblo Incident, particularly in reference to evacuation plans for American and other foreign civilians.

Lots of other documents posted, too. History buffs will love it.

‘The Hawaiian Good Luck Sign’

Iconic Photos has posted the photo of the men of the USS Pueblo saluting their captors, a salute that went unnoticed until TIME was kind enough to explain it to the North Koreans, leading to beatings and torture.

(HT to reader)

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