Axe Murder Incident Memorial

Axe Murder Incident Memorial (HMNSQ)

Location: Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do 413-920 St Clair County
Country: Korea, Republic of
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N 37° 57.36', E 126° 40.355'

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On this spot was located the yellow poplar tree which was the focal point of the axe murders of two United Nations Command officers, Captain Arthur Bonifas and First Lieutenant Mark Barrett, who were attacked and killed by North Korean guards while supervising a work party trimming the tree. On 18 August 1976.
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)52S E 295523 N 4203488
Decimal Degrees37.95600000, 126.67258333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.36', E 126° 40.355'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 21.60" N, 126° 40' 21.30" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16157 AL-144, Paju-si Gyeonggi-do 413-920, KR
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