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South Korea

Korean War Memorial

 
 
South Korea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
1. South Korea Marker
Inscription.  The Korean War is known as the "Forgotten War". On June 25, 1950 the North Koreans invaded South Korea. This resulted in an United Nations action. Twenty-two United Nations participated in this action. The war lasted 3 years, one month and two days.

Casualties
Korean civilians - 1,060,968
Korean soldiers - 301,886
US soldiers - 33,741
North Korean and Chinese - 2,500,000

This does not include those that were wounded and separated from their families.
 
Erected by USS Alabama Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 30° 41.004′ N, 88° 1.062′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Battleship Parkway and Old Spanish Trail (U.S. 98). 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
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of this marker. France (here, next to this marker); Luxembourg (here, next to this marker); South Africa (here, next to this marker); Belgium (here, next to this marker); New Zealand (here, next to this marker); Philippines (here, next to this marker); Turkey (here, next to this marker); Britain (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. There is a parking fee and entry fee required to visit the exhibits at the park.
 
The South Korea flag and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
2. The South Korea flag and Marker
The South Korea flag is the third flag from the left on the first row image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
3. The South Korea flag is the third flag from the left on the first row
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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