South Korea Plans Monument to Marilyn

11094202_853196701419671_7494361195306775429_n The mountainous Inje County in Gangwon, South Korea, will set up a special monument commemorating Marilyn Monroe, who performed several times for US soldiers following the Korean War (1950-53), reports KoreaBizWire.com.  The county will place the monument at Inje Catholic Church, where Monroe performed for American soldiers on a make-shift stage in February 1954.

UPDATE: Stars and Stripes, the daily newspaper for the US military community, has published an article about the planned monument – with links to archive stories about Marilyn. You can read it here.

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