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 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 South Korea against North Korea and its ... More »

The Korean War was fought from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953. After the end of World War II, Korea was liberated from Japanese rule and occupied by American and Soviet forces, who were divided from each other by the 38t... More »

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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 »