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** Korean War **

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Korean War
In South Korea: (한국전쟁)
In North Korea: (조국해방전쟁)
Part of the Cold War
Korean War Montage 2.png
*Clockwise from top:* A column of the U.S. 1st Marine Division's infantry
and armor moves through Chinese lines during their breakout from the Chosin
Reservoir; UN landing at Incheon harbor, starting point of the Battle of
Incheon; Korean refugees in front of an American M26 Pershing tank; U.S.
Marines, led by First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, landing at Incheon; F-86
Sabre fighter aircraft
Date 25 June 1950 â€“ 27 July 1953
(3 years, 1 month and 2 days)
Location Korean Peninsula, Sea of Japan, Korea Strait
Result Military stalemate

· North Korean invasions of South Korea repelled
· Subsequent United Nations invasion of North Korea repelled
· Subsequent Chinese–North Korean–Soviet invasion of South Korea
repelled
· Korean Armistice Agreement

Territorial
changes · Korean Demilitarized Zone established
· North Korea gains city of Kaesong but loses a net total of 1,500 sq mi
(3,900 km^2) to South Korea^[7]

Belligerents
* UN Command:*

· South Korea
·  United States
·  United Kingdom

Combat units

· Australia
·  Belgium
· Canada
· France
· Philippines
·  Colombia
· Ethiopia
· Greece
·  Luxembourg
· Netherlands
·  New Zealand
· South Africa
·  Thailand
·  Turkey

Medical support

·  Denmark
·  Italy
·  India
·  Israel^[1]
·  Norway
·  Sweden

Other support

· Cuba
·  El Salvador
·  Japan
· Spain^[2]
·  Taiwan

·  North Korea
·  China
·  Soviet Union

Medical support

· Bulgaria
· Czechoslovakia^[3]
· Hungary
· Poland
· Romania^[4]

Other support

·  India^[5]^[6]
· Mongolia

Commanders and leaders
· Syngman Rhee
· Douglas MacArthur
(Commander of the UNC)
· Harry S


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War

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