Korean War


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Korean War

n.
A conflict that lasted from 1950 to 1953 between North Korea, aided by China, and South Korea, aided by United Nations forces consisting primarily of US troops.

Korean War

n
(Historical Terms) the war (1950–53) fought between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, supported by the US and other members of the UN

Kore′an War′


n.
the war (1950–53) between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, aided by the U.S. and other United Nations members forming an armed force.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Korean War - a war between North and South KoreaKorean War - a war between North and South Korea; South Korea was aided by the United States and other members of the United Nations; 1950-1953
Inchon - a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
Yalu River - a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook, Korea, Korean Peninsula - an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
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Wednesday of this week marked the 53rd anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War, when North Korean soldiers invaded South Korea.
To Acknowledge a War: The Korean War in American Memory.
Author William Russell employs the seldom-used technique of presenting both sides of the battle as he tells the tale from the time both characters enter the Korean War zone until their inevitable confrontation.
It is aimed at adult readers, especially for those who already have some knowledge of the Korean War and understand its era.
In the Korean War, he was assigned to a troop carrier that made runs between West Coast ports and Korea.
The Korean War had its immediate roots in the 1920s, says the author, a military historian at Ohio State University, when rivalry sprang up between two national liberation movements.
First, it is helpful to view the Korean War as one that was wedged tightly between the "good war" and the "bad war"; that is, between World War II and the Vietnam War.
This ceremony is one of the many events being held nationally and internationally over the next three years as an expression of the gratitude to Korean War Veterans.
Indigenous accounts of the Korean War by Koreans are available.
Remembering the Forgotten War: The Korean War in American History is an instructional video designed to supplement the study of the Korean War.

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