Korean Armistice Agreement
The Korean Armistice Agreement is the armistice which ended the Korean War. It was signed by U.S. Army Lieutenant General William Harrison, Jr. representing the United Nations Command (UNC), North Kor...
Korean Armistice Agreement - Wikipedia
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 ...
South Korea: Propaganda Broadcasts At North To Resume
The South Korean military has warned North Korea of a "harsh" response to a land mine blast that seriously wounded two South Korean soldiers last week. South Korea says it will resume broadcasting pro...
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
Chinese Civil War
The Chinese Civil War was a civil war in China fought between forces loyal to the Kuomintang (KMT) -led government of the Republic of China, and forces loyal to the Communist Party of China (CPC). The...
Chinese Civil War - Wikipedia
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. ...
Division of Korea - Wikipedia
Battle of Inchon
The Battle of Inchon (Korean: 인천 상륙 작전, Incheon Sangnyuk Jakjeon) was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the...
Battle of Inchon - Wikipedia
UN Offensive, 1950
The first United Nations (UN) offensive during the Korean War began on September 15, 1950, with the U.S. X Corps, under Army Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond, making an amphibious assault at Inchon, 150 mil...
Korean Demilitarized Zone
The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ; Hangul: 한반도 비무장지대; hanja: 韓半島非武裝地帶) is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula; it was established at the end of the Korean War to serve as ...
Korean Demilitarized Zone - 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...
MiG Alley - 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
Korean People's Air Force
The Korean People's Army Air Force, (Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선인민군 공군; Hanja: 朝鮮人民軍 空軍), is the name of the unified aviation forces of North Korea. The KPAF is the second-largest branch of the Korean People's Arm...
Korean People's Air Force - Wikipedia
Hangang Bridge bombing
The Hangang Bridge bombing (Korean: 한강 인도교 폭파, Hanja: 漢江人道橋爆破) was a bombing conducted by the South Korean Army to destroy the Hangang Bridge in Seoul, South Korea on 28 June 1950.On 25 June 1950,...
Hangang Bridge bombing - Wikipedia
Yongsan bombing
The Yongsan bombing by the United States Air Force took place during the North Korean offensive of the Korean War and included a destructive bombing raid in Seoul. About 50 B-29s with the U.S. Fifth A...
Yongsan bombing - Wikipedia
No Gun Ri massacre
The No Gun Ri Massacre (also referred to as the Nogeun-ri incident) occurred on July 26–29, 1950, early in the Korean War, when an undetermined number of South Korean refugees were killed by the 2nd B...
No Gun Ri massacre - Wikipedia
Geochang massacre
The Geochang massacre (Korean: 거창 양민학살 사건, Hanja: 居昌良民虐殺事件) was a massacre conducted by the third battalion of the 9th regiment of the 11th Division of the South Korean Army between 9 February 195...
Geochang massacre - Wikipedia
Sancheong-Hamyang massacre
The Sancheong and Hamyang massacre (Korean: 산청・함양 양민학살 사건, Hanja: 山清・咸陽良民虐殺事件) was a massacre conducted by a unit of the South Korean Army 11th Division during the Korean War. On 7 February 1951,...
Sancheong-Hamyang massacre - Wikipedia
Ganghwa massacre
The Ganghwa massacre (Korean: 강화 양민학살 사건, Hanja: 江華良民虐殺事件) was a massacre conducted by the South Korean forces, South Korean Police forces and pro-South Korean militiamen, between 6 and 9 January ...
Ganghwa massacre - Wikipedia
Bodo League massacre
The Bodo League massacre (Hangul: 보도연맹 사건; hanja: 保導聯盟事件) was a massacre and war crime against communists and suspected sympathizers (many of them were civilians who had no connection with...
Bodo League massacre - Wikipedia
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
Hill 303 massacre
The Hill 303 massacre (Korean: 303 고지 학살 사건) was a war crime that took place during the Korean War on August 17, 1950 on a hill above Waegwan, South Korea. Forty-one captured United States Army pr...
Hill 303 massacre - Wikipedia
National Defense Corps Incident
The National Defense Corps Incident (Korean: 국민방위군 사건, Hanja: 國民防衛軍事件) was a death march that occurred in the winter of 1951 during the Korean War.On 11 December 1950, South Korea issued an act es...
National Defense Corps Incident - Wikipedia
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
Second Battle of Seoul
The Second Battle of Seoul was the battle to recapture Seoul from the North Koreans in late September 1950.
The advance on Seoul was slow and bloody, after the landings at Inchon. The reason was t...
Second Battle of Seoul - 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...