What Happened During The Korean War
The Korean War is a messy, complicated and deeply political conflict between North Koreans and South Koreans. The war gets international attention in June 1950 when communist leader Kim Il Sung of North Korea, supplied by Stalin of Soviet Union with weapons and equipment, ordered an invasion on the southern half in an attempt to unify the peninsula. The North occupy much of the South until finally pushed back by American armed forces led by General MacArthur. Then Mao Zedong of China send more soldiers to aid North Korea. In July 1953, the battle ended with huge number of civilian casualties and combatant fatalities on both sides. See also the Combat Vehicles of the U.S. Military.