Iron Angel (1964)

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Iron Angel (1964)

movie matinee In this wartime drama set during the Korean conflict, a U.S. platoon must destroy a North Korean mortar that is blocking a crucial road.

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History of the Korean War

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History of the Korean War

History of the Korean War 1950 – 1953 Map The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (supported primarily by the United States of America, with contributions from allied nations under the aegis of the United Nations) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (supported by the People’s Republic of China, with military and material aid from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). The Korean War was primarily the result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War II....

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Korean War Facts

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Korean War Facts

Korean War Facts The failure to hold free elections throughout the Korean Peninsula in 1948 deepened the division between the two sides; the North established a communist government, while the South established a capitalist one. The 38th parallel increasingly became a political border between the two Korean states. Although reunification negotiations continued in the months preceding the war, tension intensified. Cross-border skirmishes and raids at the 38th Parallel persisted. The situation escalated into open warfare when North Korean forces invaded South Korea on 25 June 1950. It was the...

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