Why did the Korean War start?

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The Korean War seemed to be a war between South Korea and North Korea, because the north wanted to expand beyond its 49 parallel and the south wouldn't hear of it. This was true but really the superpowers (USA and Russia) were just using it as a front to combat each other. USA started the war to undermine Communism and protect the American way of life.
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Korean War (1950-1953)
Korean War, conflict between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in which at least 2.5 million persons lost their lives. The war reached international proportions in June 1950 when North Korea
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