Sixty years since the Korean War

Veterans and others from the Meridian region have been remembering their roles during the Korean War, as ceremonies take place to mark sixty years since the end of the conflict.

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Remembering the British troops who fought in Korea

A memorial service has been held to remember British troops who lost their lives in the Korean War of the 1950s. The war between North and South Korea broke out in the aftermath of the Second World War - the two countries were divided by freedom and communism.

One hundred thousand British troops - many from our region - were drafted in to fight in the conflict. Now, sixty years since the bloody battle ended, the nations are still not at peace. Charlotte Wilkins report.

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