To locate a Korean War veteran, check telephone listings, register with the Korean War Veterans Registry, check military reunion associations and search for the veteran’s parents. Veterans’ organizations are also a great... More » Government & Politics Military

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington D.C. on the Mall. The memorial includes 19 sculptures that depict the ethnic and racial makeup of the members of the armed forces that fought in the war. There is... More » History Modern History Cold War

Lists containing the names of veterans who served in certain wars are available at This website has alphabetical lists of veterans who served in different wars, including World War II, the Vietnam War and the Ko... More » History Modern History US History

Of the approximately 5.7 million veterans who served in the Korean War, about 2.1 million surviving veterans remain, as of 2013. The Korean War spanned three years from 1950 to 1953 when the United States protected South... More » Government & Politics Military

Korean War veterans may be eligible to receive health benefits and disability compensation for prolonged periods of time if they were exposed to dangers that could lead to health complications later in life, according to... More »

The most reliable source for finding a list of Korean War Purple Heart recipients is the American War Library. The library contains the names of all Purple Heart recipients since the first medals were awarded in 1917. More »

The Korean War was fought from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953. After the end of World War II, Korea was liberated from Japanese rule and occupied by American and Soviet forces, who were divided from each other by the 38t... More » History Modern History Modern Asia