Commemorative concert for 62nd anniversary of armistice of Korean War

Commemorative concert for 62nd anniversary of armistice

Descendants of Korean War veterans from abroad sing in a choir at Olympic Park in Seoul on July 27, 2015 to commemorate the 62nd anniversary of signing the armistice agreement to end the 1950-53 conflict. It is part of various commemorative events for the country’s third official annual celebration of the armistice and the participation of United Nations forces since South Korea designated July 27 as U.N. Forces Participation Day in 2013. (Yonhap) (END)

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Horrible scenes from Korean War – part 5

Horrible scenes from Korean War

This file photo, taken during the 1950-53 Korean War and obtained on June 23, 2015, from the Beijing-based International Committee of the Red Cross Regional Delegation for East Asia, shows an American soldier (R) giving first aid to a wounded Chinese soldier. This and other rare photos, which Red Cross officials and U.S. soldiers took during the three-year conflict, give a glimpse at how the inter-Korean war drove people into terrible situations, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the start of the war, which falls on June 25. (Yonhap) (END)

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Horrible scenes from Korean War – part 4

Horrible scenes from Korean War

This file photo, taken during the 1950-53 Korean War and obtained on June 23, 2015, from the Beijing-based International Committee of the Red Cross Regional Delegation for East Asia, shows two of war-stricken refugees trying to get on cattle cars in the southeastern city of Daegu in December 1950. This and other rare photos, which Red Cross officials and U.S. soldiers took during the three-year conflict, give a glimpse at how the inter-Korean war drove people into terrible situations, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the start of the war, which falls on June 25. (Yonhap) (END)

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Horrible scenes from Korean War – part 3

Horrible scenes from Korean War

This file photo, taken during the 1950-53 Korean War and obtained on June 23, 2015, from the Beijing-based International Committee of the Red Cross Regional Delegation for East Asia, shows a ruggedly dressed boy crying alone. This and other rare photos, which Red Cross officials and U.S. soldiers took during the three-year conflict, give a glimpse at how the inter-Korean war drove people into terrible situations, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the start of the war, which falls on June 25. (Yonhap) (END)

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Horrible scenes from Korean War – part 2

Horrible scenes from Korean War

This file photo, taken during the 1950-53 Korean War and obtained on June 23, 2015, from the Beijing-based International Committee of the Red Cross Regional Delegation for East Asia, shows North Korean prisoners of war kneeling down during interrogation. This and other rare photos, which Red Cross officials and U.S. soldiers took during the three-year conflict, give a glimpse at how the inter-Korean war drove people into terrible situations, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the start of the war, which falls on June 25. (Yonhap) (END)

The Korea Herald

Horrible scenes from Korean War

Horrible scenes from Korean War

 

This file photo, taken during the 1950-53 Korean War and obtained on June 23, 2015, from the Beijing-based International Committee of the Red Cross Regional Delegation for East Asia, shows a South Korean soldier giving a cigarette to a Chinese prisoner of war at a prison camp on the southeastern island of Geoje. This and other rare photos, which Red Cross officials and U.S. soldiers took during the three-year conflict, give a glimpse at how the inter-Korean war drove people into terrible situations, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the start of the war, which falls on June 25. (Yonhap) (END)

 

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