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The Forgotten War

Sometimes referred to as The Forgotten War, this haunting, simple memorial is dedicated to those in... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Orlando, Florida
Next to the Vietnam War Memorial

This sculpture is right across from the Tobin center. I think the sculpture represented a fox hole... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Sometimes referred to as The Forgotten War, this haunting, simple memorial is dedicated to those in the military—particularly those who lost their lives—in the war in the Korean Peninsula that began half a decade after WWII. The Second World War came after The War to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This sculpture is right across from the Tobin center. I think the sculpture represented a fox hole with soldiers in it -- unfortunately kids found it as a "mountain" to claim. What should be a perfect memorial to teach young children about history and respect...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This was on our way walking to the Tobin Performance Arts Center, near the Vietnam War Memorial. Different sculpture but just as powerful. Good short stop and not part of the River Walk scene.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Looking at it I don't think Korean War or anything to do with honour or sacrifice. Vietnam memorial next to it is much better at leaving an impression on you.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth getting away from the hubbub of the River walk to see this massive sculpture. We chanced upon it en route to the freeway and circled the block to actually stop and see it.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Alyson F
Reviewed 16 June 2016

In a corner of a park is the Korean War Memorial. The memorial shows soldiers in a foxhole. Expectant looks on their faces. Nothing exaggerated, plain and simple. It totally captures the military experiance in Korea.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank stefanl656
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We went to visit the Vietnam War Memorial, and this one is close by in the same plaza. The title of this huge sculpture is "Night Watch". A high mound of stone and concrete represents a snow-covered foxhole. Two bronze U.S. Marine infantrymen, visible only...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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