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The Korean War Ended with an Armistice Signed on July 27th 1953

The Korean War was a conflict that took place between 1950 and 1953 in the Korean Peninsula. It was a result of the division of Korea into two states - the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) - after the end of World War II. The North was supported by the Soviet Union and the South by the United States.

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The war began on June 25th, 1950, when North Korean forces invaded South Korea. The United States and its allies, including the United Nations, intervened on behalf of South Korea. The war quickly escalated, with both sides committing numerous atrocities and human rights violations.

Throughout the war, there were several efforts to negotiate a peace settlement. In July 1951, an armistice was signed, but a formal peace treaty was never reached. Instead, the war ended with an armistice signed on July 27th, 1953. This armistice established a ceasefire and established the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which still exists today as a dividing line between North and South Korea.


The Korean War had a significant impact on the Korean Peninsula and the rest of the world. It resulted in the deaths of millions of civilians and soldiers, and left a lasting legacy of division and hostility between North and South Korea. Despite efforts to reunify the two Koreas, they remain separated to this day.

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