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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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+1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance...

This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.

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Often something of a forgotten war, this monument ensures that it is brought back to mind for all tourists. The statistics highlighting that whilst US involvement was high, they... read more

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Often something of a forgotten war, this monument ensures that it is brought back to mind for all tourists. The statistics highlighting that whilst US involvement was high, they were by no means the only nation to have casualties was also good to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This memorial, like the Vietnam Memorial, strives to invoke an emotional response from visitors. The soldiers trudging along wearily emphasize the forgotten nature of this conflict that consumed the lives of thousands of young Americans. It is a poignant reminder of their service and sacrifice and well worth your visit.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This memorial is a haunting reminder of the true cost paid by our armed forces. I returned the next day to see it again.

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Naples, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a beautiful tribute to all the men and women of the Korean War. It is a war that did not honor the soldiers when they arrived home and this captures our graditude years later.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Going to DC is not complete without a trip to the monuments. My personal favorite is the Korean War monument. As you go around the monument looking into the faces of the men, you can almost feel their struggle. Especially if you are a veteran. The way the platoon is fanned out, their pose's and the their facial expressions just... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Memorial is special to me because my Dad fought in this war. To know what he went through makes this place more emotional. Seeing the men walking through the bushes is so life like.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

my dad served in the korean war and when i was going he asked me to take few pictures and it was a great time and the memorial was too small i believe for the greatness of the korean vets

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a nice place where to remember the veterans, learn history, a nice walk in a nice garden. No stairs!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The statues and the surrounding are very atmospheric. You must see this as it seems more "real" than some of the other monuments in the National

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is pretty moving to see this memorial, it was very busy but worth going to. If you know anything about history or the wars then this is a must see

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