The Korean War arose from the division of Korea at the end of World War II and from the global tensions of the Cold War. A United Nations force led by the U.S. fought on behalf of ...
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
The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk
Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국...
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They continued over the border into North Korea and were able to defeat the enemy forces.
Once the American forces had regained the territory below the thirty-eighth parallel from the Chinese, the two armies settled into a prolonged stalemate. Because of this, Preside... More »
The Korean War began as a civil war between North and South Korea, but the
conflict soon became international when, under U.S. leadership, the United ...
Aug 5, 2014 ... The Korean War had its immediate origins in the collapse of the Japanese
empire at the end of World War II in September 1945. Unlike China ...
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