During the war in
Naval forces came
This page contains descriptions of the individual efforts of the participating countries.
The general history of the Korean War can be found on the appropriate page Korean War.
Individual persons are listed in the persons catalogue.
Individual ship can be found on the Korean War - individual ships page.
On request of the United Nations the Belgian government decided to form
a battalion of soldiers to send to
Some 700 of them finished the training successfully. The
bilingual battalion was names Volunteer Corps for
One of the platoons of this battalion was composed
entirely of soldiers from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. On
During the conflict, the battalion took part in several military operations where it got lots of respect from the allied troops. The banner of the unit was decorated with six honours among which one American and one Korean. The battalion received the fourragère in the Leopold Order and the honorary cross in gold from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
At the end of the conflict more than 100 Belgian and