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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Korean War Veterans Memorial

 
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
1. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 1
Inscription.  
[Inscription: Panel 1]:
Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.

1950 * Korea * 1953

[Panel 2]:
Freedom Is Not Free

[Panel 3]:
Dead: U.S.A. 54,246; U.N. 628,883
Missing: U.S.A. 8,177; U.N. 470,267
Captured: U.S.A. 7,140; U.N. 92,970
Wounded: U.S.A. 103,284; U.N. 1,644,453

[Panel 4]:
Korean War Veterans Memorial...
Achitects: Cooper-Lecky Architects
Sculptor: Frank C. Gaylord, II
Muralist: Louis Nelson Associates
Builders and Fabricators:
Faith Construction, Inc. • R. J. Crowley, Inc. • Cold Spring Granite Co. • Tallix Art Foundry
Design and Construction Agent:
U.S. Army Engineers, Baltimore District

Funded by donations from veterans, families and friends.
 
Erected 1995 by American Battle Monuments Commission and the Korean War Veterans Memorial Advisory Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
2. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 2
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Location. 38° 53.267′ N, 77° 2.833′ W. Marker is in The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Daniel French Drive Southwest north of Independence Avenue Southwest, on the left when traveling south. The Memorial is south of the reflecting pool and southeast of the Lincoln Memorial off Independence Avenue, SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Ericsson Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); District of Columbia War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Legacy of Healing and Hope (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alaska and Hawaii (approx. ¼ mile away); Canada's Gift to the United States (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service - Korean War Veterans Memorial. (Submitted on July 5, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Wikipedia entry for the Korean War Veterans Memorial. (Submitted on July 5, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
3. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 3
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 4 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
4. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 4
Korean War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
5. Korean War Veterans Memorial
Some of the memorial's 19 multi-service and multi-ethnic soldier statues.
Korean War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
6. Korean War Veterans Memorial
A wreath placed by the ambassador from the Republic of Korea. It reads, "If we stand it is upon the foundation they laid."
Korean War Veterans Memorial, South Wall image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 1, 2008
7. Korean War Veterans Memorial, South Wall
Photographic images on granite - Navy personnel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,198 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 5, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   7. submitted on July 8, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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