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Korean War Resource Page

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: 25 Jun 1950 to 27 Jul 1953
Location: South Korea 한국전쟁 and North Korea 조국해방전쟁map
Surname/tag: Korean War
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Categories: Korean War.


The WikiTree Korean Conflict Project

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Korean War Template




Korean War Resource Page

The Korean War, 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953 was a war between North and South Korea. The United Nations force was led by the United States of America, fought for South Korea. China fought for North Korea assisted by the Soviet Union. The causes of the Korean war was the division of Korea at the end of World War II and the global tensions of the Cold War.


Belligerents, Commanders and leaders


Allies


Flag of the United Nations
United Nation leaders



South Korea - Syngman Rhee

Syngman Rhee

United Nations

United States - Douglas MacArthur

United Kingdom - Clement Attlee and Winston Churchill

Douglas Mac Arthur
Winston Churchill
Clement Attlee


Casualties and losses

Dead - 178,426
Missing - 32,925
Wounded - 566,434



Communists



North Korea - Kim Il-sung

Chinese poster

China - Mao Zedong

Soviet Union - Joseph Stalin

Kim Il-sung
Joseph Stalin
Mao Zedong

Casualties and losses

Dead - 367,283 – 750,282
Wounded - 686,500 – 789,000


Korean, Chinese and communist forces

South Korean, United States and United Nations forces


Flags of the countries participating.


Resources







Images: 82
Lest we Forget
Lest we Forget

S Korean, 57mm-AT-gun, evacuating Suwon Airfield 1950
S Korean, 57mm-AT-gun, evacuating Suwon Airfield 1950

1st Lt Baldomero Lopez, USMC, leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall- N side of Red Beach
1st Lt Baldomero Lopez, USMC, leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall- N side of Red Beach

US marines in Seoul 1950, Korean War
US marines in Seoul 1950, Korean War

US soldiers examine T-34-85 captured N Koreaean tank, Waegwan, Korea
US soldiers examine T-34-85 captured N Koreaean tank, Waegwan, Korea

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On 28 Feb 2016 at 11:44 GMT Paula J wrote:

This page is excellent! I love the graphic that shows the progression of the war! This page is clear and well organized plus it is engaging. It is an excellent resource for our project!!

On 17 Feb 2016 at 01:17 GMT Paula J wrote:

Mary,

Thanks for putting this up!! We will have a place to collect our resources now!!

Paula