Dedicated in 1995, this memorial honors the U.S. military members who served in the Korean War (1950-53). More than 54,000 Americans were killed, while more than 100,000 others were wounded.
19 Statues: 14 Army, 2 Marines, 1 Navy, 1 Air Force. Each weighs~1,000 lbs. Reflected on the wall it creates the image of a total of 38 statues, symbolic of the 38th Parallel & 38 months of the war.
Pay your respects to the soldiers that lost their life for freedom.
- Alessandro Barchi
Freedom is not free!
- Edgard Portela
19 stainless steel statues. Each measures 7’3”-7’6” tall & weighs 1000 lbs each. 164' long black granite wall has sandblasted onto it over 2,400 actual photos from war. More site info via
- IWalked Audio Tours
This is a beautiful monument! One of the least talked about but it's worth a visit
- Alan Bruce
Interesting fact: To make the 164-foot-long wall, a computer-generated stencil guided the sandblasting that carved the images in stone.
Gorgeous! Check it out....
- Fernanda Secco
No matter where you are there is one soldier statue looking directly at you
- Stephen Petrock
Check the Korean War Memorial out at night!
- Kellie Boutwell
Incredibly touching memorial and very thought provoking.
- Samantha Castagna
One of the most powerful, haunting, awesome memorial I have ever seen
- Kevin Farm
My favorite DC memorial
- Eddie Yeti
Go at night w/high expectations… VERY moving.
- Tobye Nelson
Bring your children...teach them about sacrifice.
- Todd Gerber
Look around you, there are always living veterans from every conflict gathered at this memorial.
- Ching Yu ™
Leave a legacy, teach your children...
- Regina Vella
one of the most powerful memorial I've seen.. breathtaking impression
- S_J L
Definitely worth seeing.
- Laura Swift
Another historic memorial on the runners' path