The Korean War
Korea is divided into two countries.
After World War II, Korea is divided into communist North Korea and anti-communist South Korea at a spot called the 38th parallel. Russia controls North Korea and the U.S. controls South Korea.
June 25, 1950
North Korea invades a South Korea
With the permission of Russia North Korea invades and continues to the capital of Seoul.
June 27, 1950
The U.S. joins the War against North Korea
Harry Truman sends U.S. troops to stop communist invasion.
October 20, 1950
U.S. troops reaches the capital of North Korea
They push their wat to Pongyong and believe that the war will be over soon.
July 27, 1953
North Korea and South Korea agree to a truce
They agree to a truce but the 38th parallel is still in place.