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Korean War Memorial - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.700 W 123° 01.611
10T E 497881 N 4976840
Quick Description: Memorial to those who fought for the freedom of the people of Korea
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2013 10:28:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMH2PN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 3

Long Description:
This memorial remembers those who served in the Korean War. The memorial consists a three pieces: a black stone marker containing a map, statement of remembrance, and statistics and two benches on either side, each engraved with names of participating countries.

Text of the Main Marker:

IN REMEMBRANCE
OF THE KOREAN WAR
June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

K O R E A

THE LAND OF THE MORNING CALM

(Map of the Korean Peninsula)

Dedicated to those who served, fought and
sacrificed in the war for the freedom of the
people of Korea.

MILITARY CASUALTIES

The United States          165,707
The Republic of Korea  400,167   
Other Nations                17,260

SPONSORED BY

   The Iron Triangle Chapter
Korean War Veterans
Association

Text on Left Bench:

THE UNITED STATES,
AUSTRALIA, BELGIUM, CANADA, COLUMBIA,
DENMARK, ETHIOPIA, FRANCE, GREECE,
INDIA, ITALY, LUXEMBOURG

Text on Right Bench:

THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA,
NETHERLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, NORWAY,
PHILIPPINES, SOUTH AFRICA, SWEDEN,
THAILAND, TURKEY, UNITED KINGDOM


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Type of memorial: Monument

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