Posts Tagged ‘korean war’

Today in History: The Start of the Korean War

63 years ago, today – North Korea began it’s effort to take over the South Korean peninsula through openly declared war. In the early morning, the North opened fire on the South in an aggressive advance, leading to well over 70,000 South Korean troops either lost or missing in just one day. Though the actual […]

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Remembering A “Forgotten War”

This Friday, July 27th, is National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day.  In July of 1953, the drafting of an armistice ended a three-year civil war in Korea, drawing a demarcation line and setting up the demilitarized zone that still exists today. During those years of combat, nearly 45,000 U.S. men and women gave their lives […]

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