Friday, April 14, 2017
The Korean War "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953
From and including: Tuesday, July 25, 1950
To, but not including Monday, July 27, 1953
Result: 1098 days
It is 1098 days from the start date to the end date, but not including the end date
Or 3 years, 2 days excluding the end date
The Soviet Union declared war on Japan, as a result of an agreement with the United States, and liberated Korea north of the 38th parallel.
Korea was split into two regions, with separate governments. Both governments claimed to be the legitimate government of all of Korea, and neither side accepted the border as permanent. The conflict escalated into open warfare when North Korean forces—supported by the Soviet Union and China—moved into the south on 25 June 1950
In South Korea, the war is usually referred to as "625" or the "6–2–5 Upheaval", yook-i-o dongnan), reflecting the date of its commencement on 25 June.
In North Korea, the war is officially referred to as the "Fatherland Liberation War" (Choguk haebang chǒnjaeng)
In China, the war is officially called the "War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea"