Korea, Rep. Medal for Korean War Memorial in US
Korea, Republic. Medal for the Korean War Memorial, Washington, DC. Gilt and enamel, on a silk-screened neck ribbon showing the flags of the participating members of the United Nations forces in Korea. The reverse is inscribed “Thank You. In recognition of your dedicated services During the Korean War this medal is specially crafted with a piece of rusty barbed wire from the DMZ in the center/June 25, 1950-July 27, 1953.” In its original blue velvet case of issue. Created for the Korean War veterans who were instrumental in the development and dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the Mall, Washington, DC, which was opened in July 1995.