The Korean war was fought between North Korea and South Korea from 1950 to 1953. Behind the scene of the war was the Soviet Union and China backing North Korea and then the United States behind the South. The war started after North Korea invaded South Korea and finally ended the war on 27 July 1953. But how did the Korean war end? We have more details.
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Why Did The Korean War Start?
This was the beginning of the Cold War. On 25 June 1950, 75,000 soldiers of the North Korean army invaded South Korea. The aim of the conflict was to separate the Soviet-supported Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (today’s North Korea) and the U.S.-supported Republic of Korea to the South. At the end of the war, over 4 million people died.
How Did The Korean War End?
After three years of war, the United States, China, North and South Korea agreed to an armistice, bringing the fighting of the Korean War to an end.
Did The Korean War Really End?
Though there was a peace agreement signed to end the 3 years war, it seems to be very active. With new tensions sprouting up, it is likely the war will not end anytime soon.