The Korean War
The Korean War, was a war between North Korea and the and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. NORTH KOBEA SEAOF EAST SEA Nago Kyot Dalian Pyongyang JAPAN eoul SOUTH KOREA ibo adae vELLOW Basan
As a product of the Cold war between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea had been split into two sovereign states. Both governments claimed to be the sole legitimate government of all of Korea, and neither accepted the border as permanent. The conflict escalated into open warfare when North Korean forces 59 FS 594-B 5196 A
The UN Security Council authorized the formation and dispatch of UN forces to Korea to repel what was recognized as a North Korean invasion.
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North Korea was subject to a massive bombing campaign. Jet fighters confronted each other in air-to-air combat for the first time in history, and Soviet pilots covertly flew in defense of their communist allies.
Korean Demilitarized Zone