1.The Korean War, which started on the 25th of June, 1950, has been described as the bloodiest war in history. Starting of as a dispute over land between North Korea and South Korea, it slowly expanded into a full blown war involving other countries such as the Soviet Union, United States of America and China. Although most of the fighting took place on Korean soil, there were also battles taking place in the air, as
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Perhaps even more so than World War II, the Korean War was responsible for establishing America's chain of military bases around the world and its enormous defense and intelligence system at home.
Decades later, Koreans still seek reconciliation and eventual reunification of their torn nation. There has been progress in recent years where leaders of North Korea and South Korea have met to discuss these political issues and work towards becoming one nation again.