Division of Korea
The division of Korea into South Korea and North Korea was the result of the 1945 Allied victory in World War II, ending the Empire of Japan's 35-year colonial rule of Korea by General Order No. ...
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U.S. Marines’ Portable Helicopters Were Too Crazy to Survive
Hiller Rotorcycles could fit inside an SUV — but weren’t fit for service
South Korea credits Trump for talks with North - CNN
South Korea's foreign minister has said she believes President Donald Trump is largely responsible for bringing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table.
North And South Korea Make History, Agree To Denuclearization
Kim Jong Un begins 'writing a new history' as the first North Korean leader to visit the South. “There will be no more war on the Korean peninsula and thus a new era of peace has begun,” said a joint ...
Korea under Japanese rule
Korea under Japanese rule is the culmination of a process that began with the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, whereby a complex coalition of Meiji government, military, and business officials sought to in...
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Soviet invasion of Manchuria (1945)
The Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation (Манчжурская стратегическая наступательная операция, lit. Manchzhurskaya Strategicheskaya Nastupatelnaya Operaciya) began on 9 August 1945, with the Soviet...
Soviet invasion of Manchuria (1945) - Wikipedia
United States Army Military Government in Korea
The United States Army Military Government in Korea (USAMGIK; Korean: 재조선미육군사령부군정청 Jaejoseonmiyuggunsalyeongbugunjeongcheong; Hanja: 在朝鮮美陸軍司令部軍政廳 Jaejoseonmilyuggunsalyeongbugunjeongcheong), was the o...
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People's Republic of Korea
The People's Republic of Korea (PRK) was a short-lived provisional government that was organized with the aim to take over control of Korea shortly after the Surrender of the Empire of Japan at the en...
Provisional People's Committee for North Korea
The Provisional People’s Committee for North Korea (Chosongul: 북조선림시인민위원회) was the official name of the provisional government governing the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula following its post...
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Korean War
The Korean War (in South Korea: Hangeul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, "Korean War"; in North Korea: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between N...
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Northern Limit Line
The Northern Limit Line or North Limit Line (NLL) is a disputed maritime demarcation line in the Yellow (West) Sea between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on the north, and the Republ...
Northern Limit Line - Wikipedia
Korean maritime border incidents
Korean maritime border incidents, sometimes referred to as the Crab Wars, are a series of military clashes between North Korea and South Korea in the Yellow Sea (aka West Sea) off the west coast of th...
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Aftermath of the Korean War
The aftermath of the Korean War set the tone for Cold War tension between the superpowers. The Korean War was important in the development of the Cold War, as it showed that the two superpowers, Unite...
Aftermath of the Korean War - Wikipedia
USAF Units and Aircraft of the Korean War
The USAF units and aircraft of the Korean War are significant because the Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was the first shooting war for the newly independent United States Air Force.It was t...
USAF Units and Aircraft of the Korean War - Wikipedia
Hasegawa Yoshimichi
Count Hasegawa Yoshimichi (長谷川 好道, 1 October 1850 – 27 January 1924) was a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army and Japanese Governor General of Korea from 1916-1919. His Japanese decoratio...
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Paik Sun-yup
Paik Sun-yup (Korean: 백선엽, Hanja: 白善燁) (born November 23, 1920) is a retired South Korean military officer. He served both Manchukuo and South Korea, the latter during the Korean War. Paik is known fo...
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Kyungbang
Kyungbang (Korean:경방, Chinese:京紡, Japaneseキョンバン/けいぼう) is a Korean chemical and textile company established in 1919, with headquarters Seoul, South Korea. Its current CEO and chairman is Kak Choong Ki...
Paek Son Haeng
Paek Son-haeng (1848–1933) was a Korean businesswoman known for her massive charitable donations. The name "Son Haeng" means virtuous deeds, and was a nickname bestowed on her due to her contribution...
Sonnō jōi
Sonnō jōi (尊皇攘夷, Revere the emperor, expel the barbarians) was a Japanese political philosophy and a social movement derived from Neo-Confucianism; it became a political slogan in the 1850s an...
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Chinese people in Korea
There has been a recognisable community of Chinese people in Korea since the 1880s. Most early migrants came from Shandong province on the east coast of China; many of them and their descendants have ...
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Gapsin Coup
The Gapsin Coup (Korean:갑신정변, 甲申政變), also known as the Gapsin Revolution (갑신혁명, 甲申革命) and Kapsin Incident, was a failed three-day coup d'état which started on 4 December 1884 in the late Joseon Dynast...
Gapsin Coup - Wikipedia
New People's Association
The New People's Association, established in April 1906 was a clandestine organization for fostering the independence and national strength of the Korean Empire. The organization was formed by social ...
New People's Association - Wikipedia
MiG Alley
"MiG Alley" is the name given by United Nations (UN) pilots to the northwestern portion of North Korea, where the Yalu River empties into the Yellow Sea. During the Korean War, it was the site of num...
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Oriental Development Company
The Oriental Development Company (Shinjitai: 東洋拓殖株式会社, Hangul: 동양척식주식회사, Hanja: 東洋拓殖株式會社), established by the Empire of Japan in 1908, was a national enterprise built as a colonial exploitation policy...
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Hong Nan-pa
Hong Nan-pa (April 10, 1897 – August 30, 1941) was a Korean composer, violinist, conductor, music critic and educator. He is best known as the composer of Bongseonhwa (봉선화, literally Garden Balsam) wr...
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Korean POWs detained in North Korea
"Korean War POWs (Prisoners of War) Detained in North Korea" (Korean: 국군포로; Hanja: 國軍俘虜) refer to the tens of thousands of South Korean soldiers who were captured by the North Korean and Chinese force...
Korean POWs detained in North Korea - Wikipedia
Office of the Yi Dynasty
The Office of the Yi Dynasty or called Yiwangjik was an organization to manage every affairs related to the royal House of Yi of Korea during the Japanese occupation. It was established in February 19...
Sakhalin Koreans
Sakhalin Koreans are Russian citizens and residents of Korean descent living on Sakhalin Island, who trace their roots to the immigrants from the Gyeongsang and Jeolla provinces of Korea during the la...
Sakhalin Koreans - Wikipedia
Governor-General of Korea
The post of Governor-General of Korea served as the chief administrator of Korea while it was held as Chōsen from 1910 to 1945. The seat of the colonial government was the General-Governor Building, c...
Governor-General of Korea - Wikipedia