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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.
 
Location. 38° 53.267′ N, 77° 2.833′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Daniel French Drive near Lincoln Memorial. Touch for map. The
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
2. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Panel 2
Memorial is south of the reflecting pool and southeast of the Lincoln Memorial off Independence Avenue, SW. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alaska and Hawaii (approx. 0.2 miles away); 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); District of Columbia World War Memorial (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); 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). 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.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesWar, Korean
 
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 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,023 times since then and 81 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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