Korean War Veterans Memorial
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The Korean War Veterans Memorail ()
The Korean War Veterans Memorial
is located on The Mall
in Washington, DC
, near the Lincoln Memorial
. It was dedicated on July 27
to the men and women who served during the conflict. There are four parts to the memorial.
- 19 stainless steel statues, each slightly larger than life size (between 7 feet 3 inches and 7 feet 6 inches), 14 Army, 2 Marines, 1 Navy Medic, and 1 Air Force Observer, dressed in full gear.
- A 164 foot long black granite wall with photographic images sandblasted into it depicting soldiers, equipment and people involved in the war.
- United Nations Wall, a low wall listing the 22 nations that contributed to this effort
- The Pool of Rememberance, a shallow 30 feet in diameter pool lined with black granite.