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Spliting Korea

1948 - 2013

South Korea was established in the zone occupied by the United States

North Korea Attacks South Korea

June 25, 1950 - June 27, 1950

North Korea attacked South Korea. The event that followed is known as the Korean War

North Korea Takes Over

September 1, 1950 - September 3, 1950

North Koreans push South Koreans and UN troops south to the perimeter of Pusan

South Korea Comes Back

September 1950 - October 1950

Un troops under MacAuthur land at Inchon and move north from Pusan. This two pronged attack drives the North Koreans out of South Korean. Un troops then continue into North Korea, take Pyongyang, and anvance to the Yalu River.

Back to Square 1

November 1950 - January 1951

The Chinese intervene and force UN troops to retreat across the 38th parallel

Peace for Now

July 1, 1953 - July 2, 1953

North Korea and South Korea sign an Armistice ending the war