Intermission Stories (4)

Pacific Paratrooper

Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall, Washington D.C. Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall, Washington D.C.

There are beautiful memorials to the Korean War veterans all around this world of ours, the following is the memorial poem at the Liberty State Park.  Fellow blogger, Gallivanta, was kind enough to submit these sentiments for this site.  It would be wonderful if readers would take the time to see her site as well, it can be found HERE.

 

Liberty Park statue for Korean War veterans Liberty Park statue for Korean War veterans

 
We didn’t do much talking,
We didn’t raise a fuss.
But Korea really happened,
So please – remember us.
 
We all just did our duty,
But we didn’t win or lose.
A victory was denied us,
But we didn’t get to chose.
 
We all roasted in the summer,
In winter, we damn near froze.
Walking back from near the Yalu,
With our blackened frozen toes.
 
Like the surf the Chinese kept…

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  1. Thank you very much for this reblog. I feel honored and sincerely hope your readers will read, for the veterans’ sake.

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