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    Why Is The Korean War Bad

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    The Korean War The Korean War, a war that started out with a quick victory in mind, quickly became a war with between the two superpowers of its current generation. With communism hoping to spread to all corners of the world, only thing stopping it is democracy, it laid its sight on South Korea. A war that showed no promising result for both sides, yet committed over 1.3 million casualties. The war ended with both sides receive severe losses and gained very little in return. This war showed the…

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    In 1950, the Korean War began as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or North Korea, invaded the Republic of Korea in the south across the 38th parallel. Shortly after the start of the war, American and United Nations (U.N.) troops joined the battle and fought alongside South Korea. Correspondingly, General Douglas MacArthur had been named commander of the U.N. forces by the United Nations Security Council. Both President Harry Truman and General MacArthur acknowledged the significance of…

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    Both of Vietnam War and Korean War took place during the Cold War. The Korean War was happened in 1950-1953 right after the Cold War while the intention still higher from the World War 2. The Vietnam War was occurred in 1960s - 1970s when United States and Soviet Union contended for hegemony. These two wars was internal fight, the country divided into two sides, the southern democracy versus northern communism. The war was determining the country should be communism or democracy. Superpower…

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    To many and certainly to the citizens and soldiers who lived it, the Korean Conflict could be seen as total war yet to some historians, the United States, and the USSR the war was seen merely as “limited”. It was this concept of “limited” war that prevented the conflict from escalating further and progressing into the boundaries of a wider war. This essay will explore both sides of the limited vs total war argument and also how the conflict was prevented from escalating further. With over 30…

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    Involvement in the Korean War “We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.” (MacArthur) What General MacArthur meant in this quote is from when he had just got ground troops to Korea, MacArthur and his troops were too late and had to retreat backwards as the North had already taken control of the capital of South Korea until General MacArthur decided to take defense at a close city and completely turn around the beginning of the war by slaying almost 40,000 North Korean…

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    America's involvement in the turnout of Korean affairs mold the way that Korea is today ? The primary sources that will be evaluated for the use of this investigation will be, The Korean War by Max Hastings, and The Coldest Winter, by David Halberstam. In The Korean War, Max, an American soldier voices his thoughts and opinions of the different directions Korea's took. The Coldest Winter however provides insight to the events that led up to the results of the Korean War. The Coldest Winter…

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    The Korean War was a military clash between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, strengthened by the People's Republic of China, with military material guide from the Soviet Union. The war was a significance of the physical division of Korea by an assention of the successful Allies at the finish of the Pacific War toward the end of World War II. ((Boose, Donald W) The inability to hold free races all through the Korean Peninsula…

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    North Korean War Effects

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    On June 25 1950 North Korea invaded South Korea igniting the second major conflict on the Asian continent in five years. The Korean War was a result of many ripple effects that involved World War II and the democracy of the United States and the communism of the Russian country. This thus became a representation war between two distinct ideals from two powerful nations to assert their influences in strategic regions. The Immediate result, was of the North Korea trespassing over the 38 parallel…

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    very first pilot to shoot down a Korean plane during the Korean war. Omer Levesque and other Canadian forces contribution to the war lead to Canada causing a significant impact. During the Korean war, Canada was the second biggest factor that prevented North Korea from invading Seoul again because they offered the third largest force, gave significant support to the United States, and the Royal Canadian Air Force was a major…

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    Korean War Research Paper

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    been put down to an armistice. The overwhelming push for this war was the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union. However, the results have caused tensions among the countries involved and there is no way to solve the problem now, without more problems popping up. The Korean War was caused by the race between the UNited States and Soviet Union over the topic of communism and capitalism, and as a result of this tension, the war between the Korea’s still continues and it is…

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