Korean War

The Korean War Let me share some knowledge and views on one of the longest-running Cold War era dramas: the Korean War. In the closing stage of World War II, the famous Yalta convention took place. In it, the Allies of convenience divided the victory pie. In August 1945 Russia declared war on Japan and liberated northern Korea up to the 38th Parallel as per the agreement made with the U.S. Consequently, the U.S. moved troops to the southern half of Korea. By 1948 the Cold War began and Korea was effectively divided into North and South Korea, each with their own governments. The Americans planted Rhee Syng-Man to rule South Korea, the Russians planted Kim Il-Sung in Horth Korea. Neither side recognized the 38th Parallel. On June 25th 1950 the North invaded South Korea and the Korean War started. The U.S. rallied the support of the United Nations and hastily started organizing the defense. The remnants of the South Korean army and the U.S. led forces only...
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