Crucial Kapyong Battle Remembered 54 Years Later


By Mike Weisbart
Korea Times Columnist

KAPYONG, Kyonggi Province - More than half a century after one of the most important battles of the Korean War, veterans from four countries returned here on Friday to celebrate their victory and remember fallen comrades.

Joined by dignitaries and local citizens, the nearly 200 veterans from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, marched, laid wreathes, and prayed in remembrance at the great stone memorial, erected by the United Nations Korean War Allies Association (UNKWAA) in 1967, at the center of the town...

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