Tuesday, December 5, 2023

If you’re a history buff, don’t miss this upcoming event at the MacArthur Memorial

Gen. Douglas MacArthur meets with Gen. J. Lawton Collins (L) and Adm. Forrest P. Sherman (R) to discuss military planning at the opening of the Korean War. August 21, 1950. (National Archives)

NORFOLK — The MacArthur Memorial in downtown plans to hold an outdoor exhibit to commemorate the Korean War, according to a Norfolk news release.

This not the first display to commemorate the Korean War. The display previously appeared worldwide, including the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The event will be showcasing photographs, maps and other artifacts derived from from the Korean war. Flags will be on display to honor the nations which provided aid to the Republic of Korea.

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The exhibit is working in association with The World Peace Freedom United of Seoul, South Korea to support the event which will be open to the public from April 24 to May 1, 2018 — from dusk until dawn.

For information, go to MacArthur Memorial website.

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