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...
Korea under Japanese rule - Wikipedia
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...
United States Army Military Government in Korea - Wikipedia
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...
Provisional People's Committee for North Korea - Wikipedia
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...
Korean War - Wikipedia
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...
Korean maritime border incidents - Wikipedia
The Dong-a Ilbo
The Dong-A Ilbo (Hangul: 동아일보; hanja: 東亞日報, literally East Asia Daily) is the leading newspaper in Korea since 1920 with daily circulation of more than 1.2 million and opinion leaders as i...
The Dong-a Ilbo - Wikipedia
Sōshi-kaimei
Sōshi-kaimei (創氏改名) was a policy of pressuring Koreans under Japanese rule to adopt Japanese names. It consisted of two parts. Ordinance No. 19, issued in 1939, required sōshi, literally "creat...
Sōshi-kaimei - Wikipedia
Bank of Korea (1909-1950)
The Bank of Joseon or Bank of Chosen was the central bank of Colonial Korea, and of South Korea. The bank issued the Korean yen from 1910 to 1945 and the won from 1945 to 1950.
The bank was estab...
Bank of Korea (1909-1950) - 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...
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...
Hasegawa Yoshimichi - Wikipedia
Japan-Korea Treaty of 1905
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1905, also known as the Eulsa Treaty or Japan–Korea Protectorate Treaty, was made between the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1905. Negotiations were concluded on N...
Japan-Korea Treaty of 1905 - Wikipedia
Soshi-kaimei
Sōshi-kaimei (創氏改名) was a policy of pressuring Koreans under Japanese rule to adopt Japanese names. It consisted of two parts. Ordinance No. 19, issued in 1939, required sōshi, literally "creat...
Soshi-kaimei - Wikipedia
Heroic Corps
The Heroic Corps (hangul : 의열단) was formed in 1919. This is one of many organizations from the Japanese colonial period. The Heroic Corps was the most radical of the organizations, and their acti...
U.S. Marines’ Portable Helicopters Were Too Crazy to Survive
Hiller Rotorcycles could fit inside an SUV — but weren’t fit for service
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...
Sonnō jōi - Wikipedia
1923 Great Kantō earthquake
The Great Kantō earthquake (関東大震災, Kantō daishinsai) struck the Kantō Plain on the Japanese main island of Honshū at 11:58:44 a.m. JST (2:58:44 UTC) on Saturday, September 1, 1923. Varied acc...
1923 Great Kantō earthquake - Wikipedia
Itō Hirobumi
Prince Itō Hirobumi (伊藤 博文, October 16, 1841 – October 26, 1909, also called Hirofumi/Hakubun and Shunsuke in his youth) was a samurai of Chōshū Domain, Japanese statesman, four time Prime M...
Itō Hirobumi - Wikipedia
Treaty of Ganghwa
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, also known as the The Japan-Korea Treaty of Amity in Japanese or Treaty of Ganghwa Island in Korean, was made between representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Jos...
Treaty of Ganghwa - Wikipedia
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 ...
Chinese people in Korea - Wikipedia
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
Under the Black Umbrella
Under the Black Umbrella: Voices From Colonial Korea, 1910-1945 is a book by writer Hildi Kang published by Cornell University Press in 2001. It shows a general snapshot of feelings towards the Japane...
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...
Oriental Development Company - Wikipedia