The Korean War 1950-1953

By:Becca Conrad

Who Was Involved?

The Soviet Union and The Peoples Republic of China supported North Korea. While Great Britain,United Nations and the United States supported South Korea.

3 Key Details

  • North Korea invaded South Korea on June 25,1950
  • After the first summer of fighting President Truman decided to turn on South Korea and fight against them.
  • The Chinese were not happy with MacArthur acting aggressive to the North Koreans and sent their army into the war. MacArthur got replaced by General Matthew Ridgway. This was President Trumans Decision.

Outcome of The War

To end the war, a treaty was signed on July 17,1953. After this happened, both countries remained independent.