Illinois remembers the Forgotten War – Korea 1950-1953

Illinois and the Korean War, September 1950                                                         
        The State of Illinois is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War by supplying information each month about the state’s involvement in the conflict. 
        The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, Illinois Korean Memorial Association, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum are sponsoring “Illinois Remembers the Forgotten War” along with media partners the Illinois Press Association and the Illinois Broadcasters Association.
The names of all Illinois (1,754) and United States citizens (54,246) service people killed in the war are listed on Illinois History government website.
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