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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Korean War Veterans Memorial .....

 
commemorating 
those  who  served
in  the Korean War
..
dedicated  July 27,  1995
( 42nd anniversary of the 
armistice that  ended the conflict )
..
located : 21st Street at Independence Ave.
( southeast of Lincoln  Memorial )
..
within  the  grassy triangle 
opposite the black granite wall
are  19 stainless steel soldiers 
on patrol
..
the  164 foot long  wall
has  more than  2400 images
etched  into the granite
..
the 19 soldiers on patrol 
reflect onto the wall..
giving  the illusion of
38 soldiers...
which represents the
38th parallel