U.S. Marines’ Portable Helicopters Were Too Crazy to Survive
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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Battle of Daecheong
The Battle of Daecheong was a skirmish between the South Korean and North Korean navies near the Northern Limit Line (NLL) on 10 November 2009 off Daecheong Island. A patrol boat from the northern Dem...
Imo Incident
The Imo Incident, also known as Imo mutiny, was a military revolt of some units of the Korean military in Seoul on July 23, 1882. "Imo" is 壬午 in Chinese/Japanese characters, and is 임오 in Korean.
A...
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...
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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 ...
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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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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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Hague Secret Emissary Affair
Hague Secret Emissary Affair (Heigeu teuksa sageon, 헤이그 특사사건) resulted from Korean Emperor Gojong sending confidential emissaries to the Second Peace Conference at The Hague, the Netherlands, in 1907...
Seikanron
The Seikanron (Japanese: 征韓論; Korean: 정한론; literally "Advocacy of a punitive expedition to Korea") debate was a major political conflagration which occurred in Japan in 1873.
After the Meiji R...
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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...
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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...
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Japanese General Government Building, Seoul
The Government-General Building (1916-26), also known internationally as the "Seoul Capitol", was the chief administrative building in Keijo (English: Seoul) during Japanese rule in Korea and the ...
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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...
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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
ROKS Cheonan sinking
The ROKS Cheonan sinking occurred on 26 March 2010, when the Cheonan, a Republic of Korea Navy ship carrying 104 personnel, sank off the country's west coast near Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea,...
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Shin Dol-seok
Shin Dol-seok (hangul: 신돌석) was a Korean general of the Righteous Armies who fought against the Japanese army in the early 20th century. He was born in Yeonghae (now Yeongdeok), North Gyeongsang Provi...
Japan-Korea Treaty of 1910
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, was made by representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire on August 22, 1910. In this treaty, Japan form...