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  • Korean War

    “The Korean War was essentially regional‚ but the superpowers made it personal and therefore‚ global.” Discuss. The Korean War‚ 1950 can be argued to be a civil war which was and later evolved to become a proxy war. Here‚ “regional” can be defined as the civil war between North and South Korea whereby the two had their own conflicting aims and ideology‚ “personal” can be defined as the proxy war between the two superpowers – USA and USSR where the objective and aims of the civil war between North

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    victory and unconditional surrender in the recent World War II‚ the Korean War was not along the same lines whatsoever. The Korean War began when the North and South were divided at the 38th parallel; suddenly‚ the Communist North invaded the south and most of it was consumed except for a final southernmost city. There‚ General MacArthur was sent my President Truman to Korea for a “police action.” With U.N advancements up near the Chinese-Korean border‚ the Chinese sent their own troops to force MacArthur

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    Korean War 11/7/2013 Jennifer Landers Korean War The departure of American and Soviet troops from Korea in 1949 Under a UN agreement‚ both the Soviet Union and the United States withdrew their military forces from Korea‚ but both left large numbers of advisors on the peninsula. The two sides were to continue negotiations over elections to reunify the country‚ and although the United States preferred that the resulting government not be communist‚ in 1949 it was still not prepared

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    History/135 Ellen Rendle March 23‚ 2014 Brandy Edmondson Outcomes of the Korea War In 1950‚ Truman administration responded quickly to the invasion to help South Korea to expanse American foreign policies and protect it. Since Truman was trying to avoid conflict with china‚ because he feared it might lead to a new world war.  Truman’s response to the North Korean invasion in June 1950 wasn’t justified for he set in motion for the United States to fight against China

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  • Reasons for Korean War

    The Acheson Defense Perimeter Speech was one of the most important factor contributing to the Korean War in 1950-1953. However‚ there are also other important factors such as Kim’s aggressive move to invade the South and US’s policy of containment. In January 1950‚ the US secretary of state‚ Dean Acheson‚ did not include South Korea in his list of countries that the USA would automatically defend against any communist aggression in his Defence Perimeter speech. Truman supported him in believing

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  • The Korean War: The Forgotten War

    The Korean War also referred to as the “Forgotten War‚” set an unforeseen reconstruction into the Air Defense Artillery branch of the modern Army. This bloody war was an important event in the world or the Air Defense Artillery branch. The contingency missions of today’s Army were solidified during the Korean War and it helped cement the Air Defense Artillery motto of “First to Fire.” There were many important events that occurred for ADA during this war. From the first air defense unit arriving

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  • "The Korean War." Briefly describes the cause and effect of the Korean War. Also describes the US involvement in the Korean War.

    The Korean War The Korean War was a war between North and South Korea. However it was fought between people who wanted Communist rule in Korea versus people who wanted freedom and democracy. It had no winners. All it had was people who lost their lives. Korea is a peninsula adjacent to China on the west. On the east‚ across the East Sea lies Japan. Korea is approximately 5000 square miles. It is about the size of Utah and is very mountainous. (Oberdorfer‚ 3) In Korea lies the most militarized

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  • The Korean War, 1950

    announced the splitting of into two occupation zones‚ and Stalin accepted. While the USSR and US moved in‚ an association of Korean Nationalists formed a government known as the KPR (Korean People’s Republic). As time passed‚ this government became progressively communist and extremely popular among the people. Although the US had not recognized the KPR‚ the Soviets had‚ and Korean guerrilla leader‚ Kim Il-Sung‚ became known as the pro-Soviet leader of the KPR. Meanwhile in South Korea‚ a detrimental

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  • Korean Psyche

    Nowadays‚ many Korean are prejudiced against the Japanese. The main reason why we feel antipathy for them is the Imjin War of 1592 and the era under the colonial administration of imperial Japan. Then‚ I will write about why we have gotten antipathy‚ even though we won the Imjin War and we separated from Japan now. Also‚ that is all water under the bridge. Toyotomi Hideyoshi‚ unified Japan for the first time and wanted to make territorial expansion. Plus‚ they believed the power of rifles made in

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  • Cold War: The Korean War

    The Korean War is seen as the “flashpoint” in the Cold War‚ which made the Cold war a global conflict. North Korea was led by Kim Il-Sung and was communist. South Korea was led by Syngman Rhee and was capitalist. Though it is said that Kim Il-Sung‚ who headed The Democratic People’s Republic‚ which was created by the Soviet Union‚ had adopted a policy of opposition to Rhee’s government and for the unification of the Korean peninsula by armed force‚ there are still many other theories as to why the

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