The Korean War

One Of The Bloodiest Wars Ever

About the Korean war

The Korean War was one of the bloodiest wars in history, it started June 25, 1950 and it ended on July 27, 1953. It happened in Korea because of Americans coming over to stop the war when North Korea invaded South Korea when they both were split up into 2 halves after world war 2. China, North and South Korea, and USA troops were involved.

Facts about the Korean War

  1. The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, when 75,000 North Korean soldiers poured over the 38th parallel into South Korea to impose communism on its neighbor.The Korean War was the first Cold War conflict. The worlds first all-jet dogfight occurred ruing the Korean War on September 8. There are still more than 7,000 U.S. soldiers missing in action from the war.

Similarities and differences

SIMILARITIES Today there still are wars going on and still people fighting Korea and we are still using guns back then and gear but "upgraded" versions.

The differences are the new guns and gear like tanks and sniper rifles like the 308 we use today. We use new clothing and killing techniques other than back then. Back then they had Clothing that was weaker/thinner we now have ghille suits and battle field clothing like our helmets and other stuff.

Why did the Americans go into the battle of Koreans?

The US president harry S. Truman sent the US troops to Korea to protect our ally South Korea when they got split into two halves (North Korea and South Korea) when world war 2 ended.