Korean War

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The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came to the aid of North Korea, and the Soviet Union gave some assistance.

Korean War Time Period: 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953 (3 years, 1 month and 2 days)

Korean War Locations: Korean Peninsula, Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan, Korea Strait, China–North Korea border

Korean War’s American Casualties and losses:
36,574 dead
103,284 wounded
7,926 MIA
4,714 POW

Sunshine Division in Korea Kumwha Valley, Republic of Korea Spring 1952

Original file:
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English: After North Korea invaded South Korea on 25 June 1950, United States armed forces fought to repel Communist aggression.

The Korean War period’s Veteran’s Organizations and Patriotic Societies

AVSOPS : Organization Indexing Que
American Fighter Aces Association
Korean War Ex-POW Association
Association of the United States Army
Chosin Few
Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance
Korean War Veterans Association
Women Marines Association
Army Aviation Association of America
United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Association
Military Benefit Association
The Tailhook Association
Naval Sea Cadet Corps

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The Korean War Battle Map(s)

A History Of The Korean War

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Korean War Memorial

900 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024

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