War Museum of Korea – Seoul – South Korea

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    Memorial Site

    The War Museum of Korea in Seoul honors all the South Koreans and United Nations soldiers who participated and died in the Korean War from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953. This huge museum documents the history of the Korean War using multimedia exhibits, black-and-white documentary footage, and artifacts such as weapons, uniforms, and maps.

    In total, South Korea suffered mass civilian and military casualties. According to the statistics provided by the South Korean government, there were 137,899 South Korean soldiers killed in action, 450,742 wounded in action, and 32,838 missing or captured as prisoners of war.

    Outside, a somber memorial walkway is inscribed with the names of every South Korean casualty as well as the names of the 40,896 United Nations casualties (killed and missing) from the Allied forces.