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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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Korean War vets on patrol

This monument is a replica platoon patrolling thru a field. All life size in bronze. The artist got it right. The looks on there faces. They are wearing ponchos, it was bad... read more

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Clearwater, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This monument is a replica platoon patrolling thru a field. All life size in bronze. The artist got it right. The looks on there faces. They are wearing ponchos, it was bad weather. This is a "real depiction" and it is well done.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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For a war that didn't get the coverage of Vietnam etc the memorial is probably one of the most iconic and memorable. Captures the struggles the brace soldiers faced. A must see

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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Visited here with my family while on vacation. It was to take in some of historic experience and show and explain to our kids.

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Thank Leon D
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This monument is amazing, but we didn't even realize it was there. We walked right past it several times while heading to and from the Lincoln Memorial. The detail on the memorial is astounding.

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Thank Jenifer A
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Korean War Memorial is often overlooked or skipped by those visiting DC. This is a mistake as it is hands down the most powerful and moving War Memorial. The statues are eerie and lifelike and you can feel the terror that our young soldiers must have felt during the war. The fountain is peaceful and serene and the near... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this memorial is quite impressive. there are several solder statues that if seen at night have a faded light shining in their faces that really show the strain in their faces. the wall next to them has faces etched in them that seem to be looking out at you.

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Thank Lynn E
St Neots, United Kingdom
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This is the most beautiful and emotional memorial I have seen for a very long time. It remembers another war that was a complete waste of time.Met and talked to some veterans that added to the day.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This monument was done so well. It honors the veterans, but very simply. The day we were there, there were a group of veterans who were able to find their pictures on the wall. It was humbling to be able to see the younger and older versions of these men and thank them for their service.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

walking distance to most of the main memorial sights. Worth spending time and viewing. statues were very life-like.

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Shocking statues, must see. We visited during a rainy, cloudy day... it felt like we were part of the platoon of statues.

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