Korean War Veterans Memorial, National Mall, Washington DC

The Korean War Veterans Memorial

A brief history;

 

  • The Korean War Veterans Memorial is a controversial tribute to a controversial war. It was known as the "Forgotten War" because war was never officially declared, despite 1.5 million Americans serving in the conflict.

 

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is made up of a number of different designs/sections including the;

 

 

  • Nineteen striking stainless steel statues designed by Frank Gaylord in what is known as the "Triangular Field of Service", it depicts a "Squad on Patrol" pointed towards the American flag as their symbolic objective.

 

  • Mural Wall a polished black granite wall etched with faces of more than 2,400 veterans

 

 

  • Pool of Remembrance

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