Korean WarCanada arrives-The Korea was divided into 2, along the 38th parallel, after WWII
-The US had control over the South while The USSR had control over the North
-The South became democractic while the North became Communist
-Both US and USSR had pulled out of Korea by 1950
-On June 5 1950 North Korea crossed the 38th parallel and attacked the South
-The newly created UN determined that armed intervention as necessary to protect South Korea,
-Canada is one the countires that signs up to fight in UN force
Korean War Part 2China enters the war- By mid April UN forces had crossed the 38th parallel and invaded North Korea
-As UN forces pushed North Korea back they came closer to China
-China actively gets invovled in supporting North Korea to protect their own borders from UN attack
-By 1953 UN forces are pushed back across the 38th parallel.
Korean War armistacewar remembered-After 3 years of fighting North and South Korea signed an Armistace
-The 38th parallel is created as a demilatarized zone
-A peace treaty has never been signed so technically the war is still going on.
-In total Canada sent 26,000 men
-516 Canadians died during the war