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25 June, 1950 - 27 July, 1953
Korean Peninsula, Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan, Korea Strait, China–North Korea border.
China, North Korea, South Korea, United Nations, United States
Korean War was a conflict between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in which at least 2.5 million persons lost their lives. The war reached international proportions in June 1950 when North Korea, supplied and advised by the Soviet Union, invaded the South.
North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled;
US-led United Nations invasion of North Korea repelled;
Chinese and North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled;
Korean Armistice Agreement signed in 1953;
Korean conflict ongoing.