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THE BELGIAN FORCES IN THE KOREAN WAR (BUNC)
© Hendrik Meersschaert, 2002 - 2017
THE KOREA BATTLE HONOUR
On 14 January 1954 the BUNC received its fourth citation, for the whole of the Korean War campaign. As is customary, this entailed the award of the Fourragère of the Order of Leopold I to the unit's flag. Translated, the main part of the citation reads as follows :

Article One - The Volunteer Corps for Korea is cited on the Army's Order of the Day :

"During the Campaign in Korea from 31 January 1951 till the cessation of hostilities on 27 July 1953, in very difficult circumstances because of the nature of the land and its very harsh climate, against a fanatic and over-numerous enemy, the Volunteer Corps was at the forefront of offensive and defensive battles during the major part of this campaign.
During its long period at the front, its aggressiveness during continuous combat patrols in the enemy lines, its speed in assisting neighbouring units, its solidarity in all circumstances, have earned the esteem and trust of all allied forces.
Within the United Nations the Volunteer Corps for Korea has, during this period, honoured the Army and the Country."
© Hendrik Meersschaert, 2002 - 2017