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Korean War

Korean War
In South Korea: (한국전쟁)
In North Korea: (조국해방전쟁)
Part of the Cold War and the Korean conflict
Korean War Montage 2.png
Clockwise from top: A column of the U.S. 1st Marine Division's infantry and armor moves through Chinese lines during their breakout from the Chosin Reservoir; UN landing at Incheon harbor, starting point of the Battle of Incheon; Korean refugees in front of an American M26 Pershing tank; U.S. Marines, led by First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, landing at Incheon; F-86 Sabre fighter aircraft
Date 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953
(3 years, 1 month and 2 days)
Location Korean Peninsula, Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan, Korea Strait, China–North Korea border

Military stalemate

  • North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled
  • Subsequent United Nations invasion of North Korea repelled
  • Subsequent Chinese–North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled
  • Korean Armistice Agreement
Commanders and leaders
  • 602,902
  • 326,863
  • 14,198
Total: 972,214
  • Wikipedia