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On June 25, 1950, the North Korean Army began an offensive to invade South Korea that resulted in the capture of the republic’s capital, Seoul, within four days. The United States, the United Kingdom and other members of the United Nations moved to actively defend South Korea – an effort that would last until July 27, 1953, when negotiations concluded and fighting finally ended.

Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Ladies Auxiliary will serve a “Pancakes for Heroes” breakfast at the post home, 617 Highway 96N on Friday, July 26th from 9 – 10 am.  All Korean War Veterans and the public are cordially invited.  Questions call Post Quartermaster Larry Hume, 598-2976.