The United States suffered 33,686 deaths in battle in the Korean War. There were an additional 2,830 deaths which occurred during the war, but were not related to any battle. More » History Modern History US History

The Korean War began in June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea. The country was divided after the Second World War. The north was supported by China and the south by the United States. More »

Located in the Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a monument dedicated to American military service members who died in war without their remains being identified. The marble sarcophagus was ... More » Government & Politics Military

Medals awarded for service by American military personnel during the Korean War include the Korean Service Medal issued by the United States, the Korean War Service Medal issued by the Republic of Korea, and the United N... More » History Modern History US History

The United States entered the Korean War in June of 1950 as part of a United Nations effort to assist South Korea in its civil war with North Korea, which was supported by both China and the Soviet Union. The origins of ... More »

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has published the official list of American soldiers who went missing in action during the Korean War online at As of 2015, this information is organized by t... More » History Modern History US History

There are no officially recognized beginning and ending dates for the Korean War, as neither the United States nor North Korea ever made an official declaration of war. The war also ended in a stalemate, meaning that Nor... More »