In the first of this “New DPRK Site Spotted” series, we’re presenting a new site we visited last month: the former headquarters of the KPA, which is now being memorialized as the Revolutionary Museum for Victorious War (전승혁명사적관). The former underground headquarter is located in Pyongyang and served as the working headquarter base for Kim Il Sung and the KPA from January 1951 to December 1953.
Korean War Tag
This month’s North Korea DPRK traveler spotlight is on Stefan Krasowski, an American international business executive who manages the blog at Rapid Travel Chai. Stefan visited North Korea with Uri Tours on a 5-night tour during one of the biggest DPRK travel events of the decade, 2013 Victory Day, the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War. Read more about his experience in North Korea!
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to travel to North Korea to learn more about Victory Day and the end of the Korean War!
This Memorial Day, as we remember and honor all of the brave servicemen and women who have served our country, we pay special tribute to the Korean War Memorial. The Korean War, often called the “forgotten war,” started on June 25, 1950 and ended on July 27, 1953 through the signing of an Armistice Agreement. A peace treaty was never signed. We connected with Chayon Kim this weekend, who claimed she was the founder of the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. She was also the person responsible for brokering the Dennis Rodman and Harlem Globetrotters diplomatic trip to the DPRK this past February. In this exclusive interview with Chayon Kim, we hear Ms. Kim’s thoughts on the makings of the Korean War Veterans Memorial: