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Infographics Korean War

The battles, weapons and casualties of the Korean War

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 July, 2013, 10:42am
UPDATED : Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 10:36am


Today marks the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean war, which lasted from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953. It was a conflict caused by a divided peninsula, in which both sides wanted reunification but with their respective political beliefs. Here, we look at the timeline of the battles, the weapons used and the casualties that resulted from it.

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Josef Stalin achieved quite a victory. He supported Kim Il Sung to make trouble, and tied up both China and the USA in a bloody war with each other.