Korean War By: Willow Johnson

  • The Korean War started on June 25, 1950 at 4:30 p.m.
  • 75,000 North Korean soldiers poured over the 38th parallel in South Korea to impose communism
  • The war ended on July 27, 1953
  • The Korean War involved tactics from old and new: land, air, and sea
  • The Korean War resulted in close to 5 million dead, missing in action or wounded
  • It is estimated that half of them were civilians
  • A total of 6.8 million American men and women served in the US military during the Korean conflict
  • A total of 131 Medals of Honor were awarded during the war

Work Cited

Armedforcesmuseum.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Mar. 2017.

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Created with images by ~Ealasaid~ - "Korean War Memorial Feb 6" • Carlos_Lacruz - "Korean War Memorial"

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