Korean War

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The Korean War

The Korean War was a war that lasted for 3 years in Korea. The war was very bloody and short, over 363,000 civilians died in the war and USA lost 36,000 people and over 100,000 were wounded for the US. The war was started because elections throughout Korea in order to build a single government but the Soviet Union refused. Korea was separated because the Japanese empire was dismantled at the end of World War 2, Korea fell victim to the Cold War and Korea was separated by the demilitarized zone. During the winter it got harder for the troops because it got colder.