Sariwon


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Sariwon

 

a city in the north of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea; located east of the Chaeryong-gang (river). Capital of the province of Hwanghae-pukto. Population, 60,000 (1955).

Sariwon is an important transportation junction. Industry includes machine building (industrial equipment, textile and agricultural machinery) and the production of textiles and food. The Madong Cement Plant is located nearby. Iron ore is mined in the surrounding region.

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Suggested orders: At Sariwon, diners are offered package meals starting at P2,999 for a table of four.
People were executed in Wonsan, Chongjin, Sariwon and Pyongsong.
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The first combat support tanker mission was flown on May 29,1952, when US Air Force KB-29Ms refuelled Republic F-84Es performing a ground attack mission from Itazuke in Japan against targets in Sariwon, North Korea.
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The execution was reportedly held at a plaza in Sariwon, North Hwanghae Province.
On October 17, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders approached the town of Sariwon, which they expected to find heavily defended because of its industry, but it proved to have been destroyed and abandoned.
Infrequently, the group would hit rail lines in the Sariwon area, much further south, only some 60 miles in enemy territory.
Good Friends last week reported that farmers were dying of starvation in villages near Sariwon in North Hwanghae province.
Sub Lt Neil MacMilland and CPO Philip Hancox of the RAN were shot down in the Firefly near Sariwon north of Haeju.
Within two weeks they had pushed forward to Sariwon, where, after a successful ambush, they captured almost 2000 prisoners (the largest single capture by UN troops during the entire war).
The report, monitored in Beijing, said the campaign will expand to other major cities such as Nampo, Pyongsong and Sariwon.