On June 25, 1950 North Korea launched an unprovoked full scale invasion of the south and started a war that lasted three years. As the communist North Koreans campaigned to unify the country by force, the entire land was devastated and millions of people were left homeless and separated from their families. A cease-fire was signed in July 1953 and both sides have since gone through enormous changes in their efforts at rehabilitation.

Korean War Timeline

Transcribed, Formatted and Submitted by Linda Flowers

This Page Created November 14, 2010
    Copyrighted 2010-  Linda Flowers      Updated: 7-8-2011
Return to: Archives     Return to: FLGW      Return to: Citrus Home