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Korean War
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In 1945, Korea was split along the 38th parallel between a communist north led by Kim IL Sung, and a non-communist south led by Syngman Rhee. Tensions between two parties had been growing ever since.

 
63 years ago, on June 25, 1950, the Korean War began when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel, the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. This conflict was the first military action of the Cold War. By July, American troops had entered the war on South Korea’s behalf.  China intervened by October and confronted American army, though USSR had not officially entered the war but provided North Korea with air support: bringing in MiG-15's to counter American planes,  this conflict was also the last one where prop planes played a prominent role, Yak-9's and La-9's were countered by P-51 Mustangs and F4U Corsairs.

 
Eventually the fighting stalled, with no results other than casualties growing on both sides of the conflict. After more than two years of negotiations, the adversaries signed an armistice on July 27, 1953. The agreement allowed the POWs to stay where they liked; a new boundary was drawn near the 38th parallel that gave South Korea an extra 1,500 square miles of territory; the creation of a 2-mile-wide “demilitarized zone” that still exists today.

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