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43,000 Names Of Fallen Soldiers Added To Korean War Memorial

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  • The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. was rededicated with a new “Wall of Remembrance” featuring the names of about 43,000 U.S. servicemembers and South Korean augmentees to the U.S. army that fell during the conflict.
  • “Today… we commemorate the sacrifice of those Americans and Koreans who bravely fought together, side-by-side to defend our freedom, laying the foundation for a thriving Democratic Republic of Korea and a strong, unbreakable United States/Republic of Korea alliance,” Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff said.



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