United Nations Partisan Forces Korea

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Reference WMO/279211


Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
About the memorial: This memorial to the United Nations Partisan Forces Korea was estrablished by Sergeant David Sharp in 2016. David served behind enemy lines and was captured on three occasions bu tmanaged to escape twice. The details of the undercover operation were made public by the US Army in 1990. The unit worked deep inside North Korea to gather intelligence, conduct raids and sabotage, rescue POWs, recruit and lead guerrilla armies and create confusion in the enemy's rear.
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United Nationa Partisan Forces Korea On the 25th June 1950 some 75,000 soldiers of the North Korea People's Army crossed the 38th Parallel ands invaded the Republic of Korea in the South. Western Allied were soon involved in a war fighting the rise of communism in Asia. As part of this war men from the UNPF operated behind enemy lines at great risk.

Major W E Anderson Lieutenant L S Adams-Acton Sergeant. C H Lane Sergeant D M Sharp Sergeant J N Wells Fusilier G Mills

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