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Korean War Veterans Memorial

“Lest We Forget”

 
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial (front) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. Korean War Veterans Memorial (front)
Inscription.
In Memory of
All Korean Veterans


Korean War
"The Forgotten War"
June 25, 1950-July 27, 1953

U.S. Killed 54,246
U.S. Wounded 103,284
U.S. Missing 8,177

Platte County Deaths
Rudat, Fred O. Brehm, Reinhold P.
Bruce, John F. Seidel, Raymond G.
Becher, Lavern H.

 
Erected by Nebraska Korean Veterans Association.
 
Location. 41° 25.333′ N, 97° 22.105′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is at the intersection of 33rd Avenue (U.S. 30/81) and 6th Street, on the right when traveling south on 33rd Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is in Pawnee Park, south of the Belltower. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NE 68601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Michael's Catholic Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); United Methodist Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named United Methodist Church Bell (within shouting distance of this
Korean War Veterans Memorial (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. Korean War Veterans Memorial (back)
marker); Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's Catholic Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); North Branch, Oregon Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. Korean War Veterans Memorial
Pawnee Park in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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