Korea: Remembering the Forgotten War, Forgotten Warriors
Written By: Attorney Rees Lloyd | Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, when North Korea, under the communist dictator Kim Il Sung, invaded the free Republic of South Korea by sending more than 200,000 troops across the 38th Parallel which divided North from South. Supported by the communist dictators Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union and Mao Zedong of Red China, Kim Il Sung confidently predicted North Korea would overwhelm South Korea and impose a communist government on it within "three weeks."
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