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Osan city holds annual memorial event honoring fallen US soldiers in 1st Korean War battle
Osan city holds annual memorial event honoring fallen US soldiers in 1st Korean War battle
Foreign affairsJul 5, 2020
OSAN -- An annual memorial ceremony was held Sunday to honor the American soldiers killed in the UN forces' first ground battle during the 1950-53 Korean War, followed by the opening of a new peace park in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the war. The 540-strong US special force, known as the Task Force Smith, fought some 5,000 North Korean forces in the Battle of Osan on July 5, 1950. It was the US' first ground battle under the UN flag against the North, in which mor