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armistice signing

Check out this video of U.S. Army Gen. Mark W. Clark signing the Korean armistice agreement on July 27, 1953.
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Defense Secretary Hagel visits Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel paid tribute to Korean War veterans in a message honoring the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.
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Sixty years ago today, an armistice was signed that ended a war that lasted three years. Take a look digital image of the original Korean Armistice.
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Photo: Korean War veterans and South Korean college students visit Observation Post Dora in Seoul, South Korea, June 27, 2013, as part of “Revisit Korea,” a program to bring Korean War veterans back to the country to visit battle sites and monuments, and be recognized for their contributions to South Korea’s freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Choi Ho-Gyu/Released)

Korean War veterans, now in their late seventies to early nineties, returned to the “Land of the Morning Calm” to share their experiences with South Korean college students.
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Photo: U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach, as the second assault wave lands,September 15, 1950.

U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach as the second assault wave lands during the invasion of Incheon, South Korea, Sept. 15, 1950.
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