Korean War

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Event.png Korean War (war)  SpartacusRdf-icon.png
Korean War.jpg
An iconic photo of the Korean war, taken on the 9th of May, 1951
Date1950/06/25 - 1953/07/27
LocationKorea,  Sea of Japan,  Korea Strait
Deathsmillions ?
Injured (non-fatal)millions ?
SubpageKorean War/Biological warfare
DescriptionThe war on the Korean peninsular between the China/Soviet-backed forces of the North and the US-backed South between 1951-53
September 1950 - A war correspondent reviews about 400 victims killed and buried in Dajeon Prison, after digging their own graves.

The Korean War was fought from 1950 to 1953.


The active war was concluded by a temporary cease fire, albeit one which lasted over 60 years. In 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to formally end the Korean war by the end of the year.[1]


Statistics vary widely about the number of killed and injured by the Korean War, but it is agreed to be in the millions.[2]

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