Seeking closure: American families get rare look at Korean War remains recovery site in DMZ
ARROWHEAD HILL, South Korea — One by one or in pairs, Americans related to servicemembers still missing from the Korean War laid white flowers on a table on the roof of a military outpost in the Demilitarized Zone.
They bowed slightly, then looked out somberly over the former battlefield where hundreds of soldiers were killed while fighting to repel waves of Chinese Communist troops trying to invade from the North.
It was an unprecedented opportunity for families of fallen soldiers to visit the site known as Arrowhead Hill, which sits in an eastern section of the heavily fortified border area that has largely been sealed off for decades.
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