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The Korean War was three different conflicts from the perspective of the disparate groups who fought in it. For North and South Korea, the...
Glossary Term – Event
During his presidential campaign, Eisenhower had promised to “stop the war in Korea” and to go there personally to assess the situation. As president-elect in December 1952, he made good on his promise and spent three days in the country, though the war continued for seven more months.
Glossary Term – Place
The 38th parallel was the dividing line between North Korea and South Korea and the focal point of fighting during the Korean War.