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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Saint Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Chosin Few

November 1950 December

 
 
The Chosin Few Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. The Chosin Few Memorial
Inscription.

They who died are the Chosen Ones
We who survive are the Chosin Few

KIA — 3,375
WIA — 6,000
MIA — 192


 
Erected by Gateway Chapter, Chosin Few.
 
Location. 38° 30.007′ N, 90° 17.118′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri, in Saint Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Rostrum Drive and Flagstaff Drive, on the left when traveling north on Rostrum Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 Sheridan Road, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Marine Corps (here, next to this marker); U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (here, next to this marker); Navy Seabees (a few steps from this marker); 4th Marine Division (a few steps from this marker); World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors (a few steps from this marker); All Sea Service Women (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
The Chosin Few Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. The Chosin Few Memorial

1. Chosin Reservoir. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Chosin Reservoir, Epic of Endurance. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Chosin Chronology. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Battle of Chosin Reservoir at YouTube. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
The Chosin Few Casualties image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
3. The Chosin Few Casualties
Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
4. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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