In Australia April 24th is the day to remember those who fought in Korea during the conflict in the ’50s.  This day was chosen because it was the date of a battle fought by an Australian unit along with both a Canadian and United States unit, the Battle of Kapyong .  They where out numbered considerably and the Regular Chines solders had very high moral but the three groups of solders stood their ground and bought time allowing for the regrouping of others.  Because of these actions they where successful and is known as a turning point in the conflict. 

The 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment received the United States Presidential Unit Citation, the highest award that a unit can receive in the United States and not given out often to those from other countries for their action during the Battle of Kapyong.

Links:
Wiki None dealing with this particular day.

Others
http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-tributes/special-days.htm
http://www.defence.gov.au/news/armynews/editions/1142/topstories/story05.htm
http://www.defence.gov.au/ARMY/AHU/On_This_Day/April/24_April.htm

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