North Korea, South Korea: The Submariner's Tale

oranckay recalls his encounter with a North Korean submarine navigator who had been involved in a failed 1995 infiltration attempt of South Korea. The navigator had lived on a North Korean base since the age of 14: “He didn't know what money was. He'd never needed any.”

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