Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Korean War [1950-53]

The Korean War was essentially a civil war between North and South Korea, but had global implications with the spread of Communism into North Korea. Communist China was the primary force behind North Korea, while the US and United Nations forces supported South Korea. The outcome was essentially a stalemate, with Korea split at the 38th parallel.

See for more background.

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