TITLE

The DMZ's Tragic Ruins

AUTHOR(S)
Seung Hyo-sang
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Koreana;Summer2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea and the buildings that exist there. Both North and South Koreans are restricted from entering the DMZ but the author discusses the Cheolwon-eup building, which was the headquarters of North Korea's Workers Party, was devastated in the Korean War and has been left in ruins. It is believed that the building had many secret rooms and the author wonders about what went on inside the building.
ACCESSION #
32670702

 

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