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 »

Harry S. Truman was president in 1950 when the Korean war started. Truman committed the troops to fight with the soldiers from the United Nations due to the possibility that communist China and the Soviet Union may have ... More »

During World War I, Germany, Austria and the other countries in the Ottoman Empire formed the Central Powers and fought against the Allied Powers, which consisted of Russia, Japan, Great Britain, Italy and France. The wa... More »

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 »

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 »

The official date that marked the end of the Korean War is July 27, 1953. The war lasted for three years before an armistice between North Korea, South Korea and the People's Republic of China brought it to an end. More »

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As of 2013 there were 2,275,000 Korean War veterans still living. Most Korean War veterans have now retired from work. In 2000, the states with the most Korean War veterans were California, Florida, Texas, New York and P... More »