KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953



Memorial Overview

The Korean War Memorial Foundation (KWMF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has undertaken the mission to design and build a Korean War Memorial in…


About KWMF

The Korean War Memorial Foundation was founded in San Francisco in June, 2010 with the purpose of building a permanent Memorial to commemorate the 60th…

History of the Korean War

The Korean War (June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953) was a war between South Korea and North Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America…


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The Memorial stands in a prominent place in the Presidio adjacent to the San Francisco National Cemetery.
The San Francisco Bay Area was chosen for the Memorial site because it was the embarkation point for so many who went off to fight in that long-ago, faraway war, and the end of the journey for so many who returned, the living and the dead.