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Korean Americans, vets, Peace Corps alumni to honor 1953 cease-fire

- The Washington Times

Organizers predict an “eclectic mix” of people on hand to honor military veterans, and to observe the anniversary of the cease-fire treaty signed on July 27, 1953, marking the end of hostilities of The Korean War. Many will gather Saturday Along the National Mall near the reflecting pool to remember the three year “Forgotten War,” which drew 1.8 million Americans into battle; 33,739 died in combat on Korean soil, 103,284 were wounded.

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