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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: (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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A Great Memorial

My Grandpa served in Korea, so this has a little extra special meaning to me. I love the unique design of this memorial. Some great photos can be taken at certain angles. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My Grandpa served in Korea, so this has a little extra special meaning to me. I love the unique design of this memorial. Some great photos can be taken at certain angles. This memorial has details others don't. Look closely at the soldiers faces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For all the Incredible monuments DC has, this one was my favourite. The layout of the statues with the surrounding greenery was just incredible. It was like each one was looking right at you. The back wall with the faces very haunting too. Not one to miss. Was raining a lot while we were there but if anything that added... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To me, this is one of the most moving memorials on the National Mall. It's worth walking through anytime, but if you can get here early in the morning, before the crowds, it will be well worth your time. This memorial gives rise to an eerie feeling as you seemingly walk with the soldiers on a rainy patrol.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a memorial that really makes you think about the conditions the brave soldiers lived and fought in and the sacrafices they made. The wall paid respect in picture form the vast array of people who made the ultimate sacrafice and the "statues" made you reflect on the conditions soldiers encountered. Added to this the number of dead, wounded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This memorial brought chills to me. It is so eerily simple, with gray soldiers, moving slowly through a field. They are fully armed and ready for a firefight. They look so very tired.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So very amazing to view at night! the statues at the memorial appear so real! Also, quite amazing to see the ghost-like images lazer carved on the wall! Very moving & was so impressed!

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Moline, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the incredible opportunity to visit this memorial recently as a volunteer with a group of veterans from an Honor Flight. The majority of our veterans served during the Korean War, some from the Vietnam War and a few served during WWII. It was a humbling experience to share this memorial with them. Especially moving as the majority of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly, after seeing the World War II Memorial this one is a little disappointing. Would have been nice if there were some plaques to give information about the Korean War.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once again the size and opulence is outstanding. It is wonderful to see that the efforts of those who fought were remembered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful well thought out simple memorial! Very powerful! The wall is amazing! You get the feel of the troops moving through the fields.

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