On the 25th of June 1950 the North Korean People's Army invaded South Korea. A United Nations mandate sent troops from many nations to repel the invaders. Thousands of Irishmen served with the United States and British Commonwealth armed forces. 110 were killed killed and over 100 caputured. Irish missionaries were also caught up in the conflict and many were killed and imprisoned.
This is a record of the Irish casualties in the Korean War.
|Publication date||12 May 2014|
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Irish Casualties in the Korean War 1950 - 53
’The definitive record of Irish people who were killed in action or taken prisoner in the Korean War’ Ambassador Hae-yun Park
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