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Ethiopia

Korean War Memorial

 
 
Ethiopia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
1. Ethiopia Marker
Inscription.  Beginning in June 1951, Ethiopia furnished three 1,200-man battalions to the UN Command, the 1st Kagnew Battalion, 2nd Kagnew Battalion and 3rd Kagnew Battalion. The first of these battalions arrived in May 1951 and was assigned to the U.S. 7th Infantry Division. 140 of these men were killed in action and 536 men were wounded in action.
 
Erected by USS Alabama Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1951.
 
Location. 30° 41.006′ N, 88° 1.069′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Battleship Parkway and Old Spanish Trail. The marker is located in the western section of the USS Alabama Memorial Park at the Korean War Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thailand (here, next to this marker); Canada (here, next to this marker); Britain (here, next to this marker); Greece (here, next to this
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marker); Colombia (here, next to this marker); Australia (here, next to this marker); Netherlands (here, next to this marker); Turkey (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the outside section of the USS Alabama Memorial Park at the Korean War Memorial. There is a parking fee and entry fee required to visit the exhibits at the park.
 
The Ethiopia Marker and flag image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
2. The Ethiopia Marker and flag
The Ethiopia Marker is the third marker from the right of the markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
3. The Ethiopia Marker is the third marker from the right of the markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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