We Answered the Call
— 1861 - Today —June 25, 1950, Communist North Korea invades South Korea and the Korean War begins. The United Nations asks member nations to aid South Korea. President Truman sends U.S. air and naval forces to South Korean defense. Regular Army troops move from Germany and Japan to Korea and many Veterans of WWII continue to serve. The fighting is over in 1953 when the U.N. and North Korea sign a truce.
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 11:42pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 691620 N 4458495|
|Decimal Degrees||40.25500000, -96.74683333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 15.3', W 96° 44.81'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 15' 18.00" N, 96° 44' 48.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1104-1100 S 5th St, Beatrice NE 68310, US|
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